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General Physical Sciences Schools in Nevada

95 Physical Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, General Physical Sciences is the 58th most popular major out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Physical Sciences Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 95

Gender Distribution

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

General Physical Sciences Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.1%
  • White: 64.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.4%
General Physical Sciences Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Physical Sciences Grads in Nevada

6,150 people in the state and 1,111,830 in the nation are employed in jobs related to physical science.

General Physical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for General Physical Sciences Jobs in Nevada

In this state, physical science grads earn an average of $57,910. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Western Nevada College

Carson City
95 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,327 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 74% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 24% are considered full time.

General Physical Sciences Careers in NV

Some of the careers physical science majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
High School Teachers 22% $57,730
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $102,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Geological & Earth Sciences 81
Chemistry 79
Physics 34
Atmospheric Sciences 9
Astronomy & Astrophysics 2

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View Nationwide General Physical Sciences Report


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