Best Physics Colleges in Virginia

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Virginia that offer Physics degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 27 Physics schools located within Virginia. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Physics Colleges in Virginia for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA

Washington and Lee University offers 4 Physics Degree programs. It's a small private university in a far away town. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 11 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
2 University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 7 Physics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 72 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 51 Bachelor's degrees, 17 Doctoral degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
3 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA

College of William and Mary offers 4 Physics Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 24 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
4 University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA

University of Richmond offers 2 Physics Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 11 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 George Mason University Fairfax, VA

George Mason University offers 6 Physics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 41 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 29 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
6 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University offers 2 Physics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 26 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 26 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
7 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University offers 4 Physics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
8 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 5 Physics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 67 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 48 Bachelor's degrees, 12 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
9 Hampton University Hampton, VA

Hampton University offers 3 Physics Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 4 Doctoral degrees, 3 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Master's degrees.

10 Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA

Old Dominion University offers 3 Physics Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 28 students graduated in the study area of Physics with students earning 14 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Doctoral degrees, and 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Washington and Lee University Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA
5/5
8 : 1 2,172
University of Virginia-Main Campus University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
4/5
11 : 1 23,883
College of William and Mary College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
4/5
12 : 1 8,484
University of Richmond University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA
5/5
9 : 1 4,181
George Mason University George Mason University Fairfax, VA
3/5
21 : 1 33,929
James Madison University James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
3/5
19 : 1 21,227
Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
3/5
14 : 1 30,918
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA
3/5
19 : 1 32,663
Hampton University Hampton University Hampton, VA
4/5
13 : 1 4,269
Old Dominion University Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA
3/5
25 : 1 24,672
Roanoke College Roanoke College Salem, VA
5/5
11 : 1 2,001
Christopher Newport University Christopher Newport University Newport News, VA
3/5
16 : 1 5,172
Bridgewater College Bridgewater College Bridgewater, VA
5/5
15 : 1 1,834
Randolph-Macon College Randolph-Macon College Ashland, VA
5/5
12 : 1 1,418
University of Mary Washington University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg, VA
3/5
16 : 1 4,647
Longwood University Longwood University Farmville, VA
3/5
19 : 1 5,087
Radford University Radford University Radford, VA
3/5
19 : 1 9,743
Lynchburg College Lynchburg College Lynchburg, VA
5/5
15 : 1 2,794
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Petersburg, VA
2/5
46 : 1 2,255
Virginia Military Institute Virginia Military Institute Lexington, VA
4/5
12 : 1 1,717
Norfolk State University Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA
3/5
18 : 1 5,107
Hampden-Sydney College Hampden-Sydney College Hampden-Sydney, VA
5/5
11 : 1 1,087
Hollins University Hollins University Roanoke, VA
5/5
8 : 1 802
Emory & Henry College Emory & Henry College Emory, VA
5/5
11 : 1 1,117
Virginia State University Virginia State University Petersburg, VA
3/5
14 : 1 4,696

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