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Astronomy & Astrophysics in Nevada

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2 Astronomy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Astronomy & Astrophysics is the 174th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in Nevada

Astronomy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In Nevada, a astronomy major is more popular with men than with women.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of astronomy majors in Nevada is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 100.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Astronomy & Astrophysics Grads in Nevada

370 people in the state and 104,790 in the nation are employed in jobs related to astronomy.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a astronomy grad in the state is $115,150, compared to a typical salary of $111,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,551. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Careers in NV

Some of the careers astronomy majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $102,810

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to astronomy.

Major Annual Graduates in NV
General Physical Sciences 95
Geological & Earth Sciences 81
Chemistry 79
Physics 34
Atmospheric Sciences 9

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