Roster of Physics Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2017

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Roster of Physics Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2017

Results from the 2017 Survey of Enrollments and Degrees
October 2018
Starr Nicholson and Patrick J. Mulvey

This report lists the all the degree-granting physics department in the US with their student enrollments in the fall of 2017 and the number of physics degree they conferred during the 2016-17 academic year.  The findings in this report come from AIP’s annual departmental survey of Enrollments and Degrees. There were 8,627 physics bachelor’s degrees conferred in the class of 2017. The number of physics bachelor’s degrees conferred at US physics departments has increased every year since 1999. The number of physics PhDs conferred at US institutions has also been experiencing an upward trend, averaging a 4% yearly increase for the last 13 years. There were 1,865 physics PhDs conferred in the class of 2017.

 

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