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2024 Best General Physics Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

11 Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region
563 General Physics Degrees Awarded
Ranked #60 in popularity, general physics is one of the most sought-after degree programs in the nation. This makes choosing the right school a hard decision.

College Factual looked at 11 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best General Physics Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 563 degrees in general physics to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great General Physics School

Best General Physics Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region The general physics program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for General Physics rankings. We derive our Best Overall General Physics School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

General Physics Rankings by Degree Level

Bachelor's Degrees in General Physics
Master's Degrees in General Physics
Doctor's Degrees in General Physics

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best General Physics Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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Best Schools for General Physics in the Rocky Mountains Region

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the general physics degree levels they offer.

10 Top Rocky Mountains Region Schools in General Physics

1
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CO
158 General Physics Degrees Awarded

University of Colorado Boulder is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in general physics. CU - Boulder is a very large public university located in the city of Boulder. A Best Colleges rank of #115 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means CU - Boulder is a great university overall.

There were roughly 158 general physics students who graduated with this degree at CU - Boulder in the most recent year we have data available.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In UT
22.2% Growth in Graduates

Any student who is interested in general physics has to take a look at Brigham Young University - Provo. BYU is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Provo. A Best Colleges rank of #100 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means BYU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 27 general physics students who graduated with this degree at BYU in the most recent data year.

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University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In UT
55 General Physics Degrees Awarded

University of Utah is a good choice for students pursuing a degree in general physics. U of U is a fairly large public university located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City. A Best Colleges rank of #151 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means U of U is a great university overall.

There were about 55 general physics students who graduated with this degree at U of U in the most recent year we have data available.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WY
4.5% Growth in Graduates

It is difficult to beat University of Wyoming if you wish to pursue a degree in general physics. UW is a fairly large public university located in the town of Laramie. This university ranks 1st out of 7 schools for overall quality in the state of Wyoming.

There were approximately 22 general physics students who graduated with this degree at UW in the most recent data year.

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5
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In CO

Located in the suburb of Golden, Mines is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #48 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Mines is a great school overall.

There were roughly 5 general physics students who graduated with this degree at Mines in the most recent data year.

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6
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In CO
41 General Physics Degrees Awarded

Colorado State is a fairly large public university located in the city of Fort Collins. A Best Colleges rank of #156 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Colorado State is a great university overall.

There were approximately 41 general physics students who graduated with this degree at Colorado State in the most recent year we have data available.

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7
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MT

MSU Bozeman is a large public university located in the town of Bozeman. A Best Colleges rank of #485 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means MSU Bozeman is a great university overall.

There were approximately 25 general physics students who graduated with this degree at MSU Bozeman in the most recent year we have data available.

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8
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In ID

U of I is a fairly large public university located in the distant town of Moscow. This university ranks 1st out of 10 colleges for overall quality in the state of Idaho.

There were roughly 14 general physics students who graduated with this degree at U of I in the most recent data year.

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9
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In ID

Located in the town of Rexburg, BYU - I is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 3rd out of 10 schools for overall quality in the state of Idaho.

There were roughly 15 general physics students who graduated with this degree at BYU - I in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In CO

Located in the midsize city of Greeley, University of Northern Colorado is a public university with a medium-sized student population. This university ranks 9th out of 33 colleges for overall quality in the state of Colorado.

There were about 9 general physics students who graduated with this degree at University of Northern Colorado in the most recent data year.

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Best General Physics Colleges by State

Explore the best general physics colleges for a specific state in the Rocky Mountains Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Utah 597 149
Colorado 590 299
Idaho 446 55
Montana 340 37
Wyoming 278 23

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General Physics is one of 9 different types of Physics programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Other Physics 44
Optics/Optical Sciences 2

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