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General Physical Sciences Schools in Illinois

33 students earned Physical Science degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Physical Sciences major is the 241st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Physical Sciences Majors in Illinois

Physical Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 33

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a physical science major is more popular with men than with women.

General Physical Sciences Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of physical science majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 15.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 72.7%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
General Physical Sciences Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Physical Sciences Grads in Illinois

There are 45,670 people in the state and 1,111,830 people in the nation working in physical science jobs.

General Physical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for General Physical Sciences Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a physical science grad in the state is $72,370, compared to a typical salary of $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Illinois that offer physical science degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,002 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 83%. Graduates earn an average $54,300 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Concordia University, Chicago.


Eureka College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
567 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,848. The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
4,655 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,007. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years.

General Physical Sciences Careers in IL

Some of the careers physical science majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $113,180
High School Teachers 4% $67,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Chemistry 881
Physics 511
Geological & Earth Sciences 189
Atmospheric Sciences 51
Astronomy & Astrophysics 50
Materials Sciences 5

View all majors related to General Physical Sciences

View Nationwide General Physical Sciences Report


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