2024 Best Optics/Optical Sciences Bachelor's Degree Schools
2Colleges in the United States
Optics/Optical Sciencesbachelor's programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major degree program ranks #825 out of the 1232 majors we look at each year. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.
College Factual reviewed 2 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for bachelor's degree seekers in the field of optics/optical sciences. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 41 bachelor's degrees in optics/optical sciences during the 2020-2021 academic year.
The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.
Major Focus - How many resources a school devotes to optics/optical sciences students as compared to other majors.
Major Demand - How many other optics/optical sciences students want to attend this school to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized optics/optical sciences related body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for optics/optical sciences students working on their bachelor's degree.
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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Optics/Optical Sciences in the United States
The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in optics/optical sciences.
Top Schools for a Bachelor's in Optics/Optical Sciences
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).