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General Physical Sciences Schools in Pennsylvania

75 students earned Physical Science degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Physical Sciences is the 205th most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Physical Sciences Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 38
Associate’s Degree 37

Gender Distribution

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

General Physical Sciences Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.7%
  • Black or African American: 17.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.0%
  • White: 50.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
General Physical Sciences Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Physical Sciences Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 54,940 people in the state and 1,111,830 people in the nation working in physical science jobs.

General Physical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for General Physical Sciences Jobs in Pennsylvania

Physical Science grads earn an average of $64,830 in the state and $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer physical science degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Villanova University

Villanova
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
11,030 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $40,134. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,199 Total Students

In their early career, RACC grads earn an average salary of $25,800. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
306 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Valley Forge Military College will pay a net price of $35,905. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

#5

Lincoln University

Lincoln University
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
2,376 Total Students

The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Lincoln. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,180. In their early career, Lincoln grads earn an average salary of $25,600.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,672 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 42%.

#7

Muhlenberg College

Allentown
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
2,340 Total Students

An average student at Muhlenberg will pay a net price of $30,684. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,451 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,109 Total Students

19% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,487.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,305 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,081 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 17%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,147.

General Physical Sciences Careers in PA

Some of the careers physical science majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 8% $130,970
High School Teachers 6% $62,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Chemistry 998
Geological & Earth Sciences 649
Physics 634
Materials Sciences 190
Atmospheric Sciences 83
Astronomy & Astrophysics 66
Other Physical Science 5

View all majors related to General Physical Sciences

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