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General Physical Sciences Schools in New York

1,054 students earned Physical Science degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Physical Sciences major is the 78th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Physical Sciences Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 955
Bachelor’s Degree 77
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Master’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

General Physical Sciences Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.7%
  • Black or African American: 34.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.9%
  • White: 13.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.4%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
General Physical Sciences Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Physical Sciences Grads in New York

76,190 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. NY

Wages for General Physical Sciences Jobs in New York

Physical Science grads earn an average of $85,300 in the state and $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in New York that offer physical science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City
303 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,300 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Graduates earn an average $25,200 after graduation.

238 Degrees in Major Awarded
19% Graduation Rate
6,638 Total Students

33% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 91% of students get financical aid.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,506 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,526. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,411 Total Students

In their early career, QCC grads earn an average salary of $25,300. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
17,269 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,519 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
13,247 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Graduates earn an average $29,400 after graduation.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,463 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $30,068. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at RIT. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,331 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

General Physical Sciences Careers in NY

Some of the careers physical science majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $124,560
High School Teachers 7% $81,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Chemistry 1,499
Physics 1,083
Geological & Earth Sciences 583
Other Physical Science 218
Materials Sciences 92
Atmospheric Sciences 90
Astronomy & Astrophysics 72

View all majors related to General Physical Sciences

View Nationwide General Physical Sciences Report

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