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Most Popular Schools for Engineering Physics/Applied Physics Major & Degree Program

A program focusing on the use of physics principles in the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems and other scientific applications. Includes instruction in high- and low-temperature phenomena, computational physics, superconductivity, applied thermodynamics, molecular and particle physics applications, and space science research.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management 56 17% N/A
2 Cornell University 53 1% $61,618
3 Colorado School of Mines 46 4% $30,603
4 Columbia University in the City of New York 33 0% $64,144
5 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 28 0% $29,086
6 University of California-Berkeley 27 0% $33,319
7 Naval Postgraduate School 23 1% N/A
8 University of Colorado Boulder 21 0% $28,887
9 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach 18 2% $46,614
10 Washington and Lee University 16 3% $58,575
11 Ohio State University-Main Campus 14 0% $25,479
12 Yale University 13 0% $61,620
13 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 13 0% $26,240
14 Murray State University 12 1% $18,898
15 The University of Texas at Brownsville 11 0% $13,842
16 California Institute of Technology 10 3% $58,755
17 Tulane University of Louisiana 10 0% $61,178
18 Point Loma Nazarene University 10 1% $44,593
19 Southeast Missouri State University 8 0% $19,211
20 Stevens Institute of Technology 8 0% $60,554
21 University of Wisconsin-Platteville 8 1% $17,684
22 Eastern Michigan University 8 0% $20,756
23 University of Kansas 7 0% $22,277
24 Harvard University 6 0% $59,950
25 University of Maine 6 0% $23,712
26 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 6 0% $32,126
27 Loras College 6 2% $39,077
28 University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus 6 0% $23,441
29 Carroll University 5 1% $40,168
30 Lansing Community College 5 0% $3,880
31 Fordham University 5 0% $63,438
32 University of Central Oklahoma 5 0% $17,293
33 Morehouse College 5 1% $47,345
34 Wright State University-Main Campus 5 0% $22,438
35 New Mexico State University-Main Campus 5 0% $18,255
36 University of North Texas 4 0% $20,232
37 Texas Lutheran University 4 2% $37,620
38 Case Western Reserve University 4 0% $57,798
39 Oregon State University 4 0% $23,559
40 Santa Clara University 4 0% $59,589
41 Westmont College 4 1% $53,670
42 Dartmouth College 4 0% $63,279
43 Northwest Nazarene University 4 1% $36,550
44 University of Tulsa 4 0% $51,035
45 Juniata College 4 1% $49,220
46 Kettering University 4 1% $51,277
47 University of Connecticut 4 0% $27,244
48 University of Wisconsin-Madison 3 0% $23,931
49 University of the Pacific 3 0% $57,033
50 Delaware State University 3 0% $21,581
51 Brown University 3 0% $60,460
52 Tarleton State University 3 0% $17,964
53 University of Illinois at Chicago 2 0% $29,320
54 Saint Anselm College 2 0% $50,394
55 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 2 0% $27,450
56 Polytechnic Institute of New York University 2 0% $59,570
57 John Carroll University 2 0% $48,310
58 Miami University-Oxford 2 0% $29,701
59 University of California-San Diego 2 0% $30,470
60 Morningside College 2 0% $38,308
61 Taylor University 2 0% $39,742
62 Northern Arizona University 2 0% $22,746
63 Oral Roberts University 2 0% $36,950
64 Lehigh University 2 0% $57,145
65 South Dakota State University 2 0% $19,446
66 Morgan State University 2 0% $22,269
67 Augustana College 2 0% $47,137
68 Tufts University 1 0% $61,000
69 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 1 0% $57,138
70 University of California-Davis 1 0% $33,066
71 Providence College 1 0% $57,625
72 Arkansas Tech University 1 0% $16,086
73 Illinois Institute of Technology 1 0% $54,677
74 Christian Brothers University 1 0% $38,113
75 Kalamazoo College 1 0% $50,800
76 LeTourneau University 1 0% $38,775
77 Kansas Wesleyan University 1 1% $36,400
78 University of Northern Iowa 1 0% $19,880
79 Elon University 1 0% $43,546
80 Southwestern Oklahoma State University 1 0% $17,613
81 Oakland University 1 0% $21,751
82 Mississippi College 1 0% $27,611
83 Whittier College 1 0% $53,700

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Engineering Physics/Applied Physics program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.