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Astronomy & Astrophysics Schools in Rhode Island

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

An Astronomy & Astrophysics major is the 183rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of astronomy majors in Rhode Island 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 RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Astronomy & Astrophysics Grads in Rhode Island

There are 150 people in the state and 104,790 people in the nation working in astronomy jobs.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs in Rhode Island

Astronomy grads earn an average of $109,370 in the state and $111,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Brown University

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,257 Total Students

The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at Brown. The student loan default rate is 1.00% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $31,685.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Careers in RI

Some of the careers astronomy majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $124,430
Physics Postsecondary Professors 0% $107,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Chemistry 85
Physics 82
Geological & Earth Sciences 69

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View Nationwide Astronomy & Astrophysics Report


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