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2024 Best Optics/Optical Sciences Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

2 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
56 Optics/Optical Sciences Degrees Awarded
Optics/Optical Sciences is about average in terms of popularity for degree programs. That is, it ranks #816 out of the 1506 majors across the country that we analyze each year. So, it might take a little more work to find colleges and universities that offer the degree program.

For its 2024 ranking, College Factual looked at 2 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to determine which ones were the best for optics/optical sciences students pursuing a degree. Combined, these schools handed out 56 degrees in optics/optical sciences to qualified students.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Optics/Optical Sciences Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list, to help you choose the best school for you. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Optics/Optical Sciences in the Middle Atlantic 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 optics/optical sciences degree levels they offer.

Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools in Optics/Optical Sciences

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
50 Optics/Optical Sciences Degrees Awarded
44.0% Growth in Graduates

It is difficult to beat University of Rochester if you want to pursue a degree in optics/optical sciences. University of Rochester is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the medium-sized city of Rochester.More information about a degree in optics/optical sciences from University of Rochester


Rochester Institute of Technology is a wonderful option for students interested in a degree in optics/optical sciences. Located in the suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.More information about a degree in optics/optical sciences from Rochester Institute of Technology

Best Optics/Optical Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best optics/optical sciences schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 1,026 51
Pennsylvania 978 0
Delaware 345 5

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Optics/Optical Sciences is one of 9 different types of Physics programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Physics 2,185
Other Physics 96
Acoustics 89
Theoretical & Mathematical Physics 9

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