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General Physical Sciences Schools in Washington

926 students earned Physical Science degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Physical Sciences major is the 23rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Physical Sciences Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 916
Bachelor’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

General Physical Sciences Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 33.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 30.7%
  • Other Races: 14.7%
General Physical Sciences Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Physical Sciences Grads in Washington

16,370 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. WA

Wages for General Physical Sciences Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a physical science grad in the state is $67,550, compared to a typical salary of $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Washington that offer physical science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,929 Total Students

42% of students get financical aid. 99% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,516.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,900 a year. A typical student attending GRC will pay a net price of $8,647. 55% of the teachers are full time.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,802 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $4,614. Graduates earn an average $27,100 after graduation.

#4

Highline College

Des Moines
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,530 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,129. In their early career, Highline grads earn an average salary of $30,200. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 62% of students get financical aid.

#6

Clark College

Vancouver
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,878 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. 54% of students get financical aid.

#7

Bellevue College

Bellevue
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,226 Total Students

41% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending BC will pay a net price of $7,021. The student loan default rate is 7.40% which is lower than average.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,177 Total Students

99% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,872 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,159 Total Students

A typical student attending Skagit Valley College will pay a net price of $8,448. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

General Physical Sciences Careers in WA

Some of the careers physical science majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
High School Teachers 18% $68,740
Natural Sciences Managers 18% $141,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Geological & Earth Sciences 410
Physics 368
Chemistry 345
Atmospheric Sciences 41
Astronomy & Astrophysics 39

View all majors related to General Physical Sciences

View Nationwide General Physical Sciences Report

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