Best Colleges with Optics/optical Sciences Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Optics/optical Sciences, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Optics/optical Sciences is offered at a small amount of schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Optics/optical Sciences degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Optics/optical Sciences degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Optics/optical Sciences.

The Best Optics/optical Sciences Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 1 Optics/optical Sciences Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb.

Based on 92 Reviews
2 Clemson University Clemson, SC

Clemson University offers 2 Optics/optical Sciences Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb.

Based on 32 Reviews
3 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 1 Optics/optical Sciences Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city.

Based on 72 Reviews
4 University of Rochester Rochester, NY

University of Rochester offers 4 Optics/optical Sciences Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Optics/optical Sciences with students earning 21 Master's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, and 4 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
5 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona offers 4 Optics/optical Sciences Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 99 students graduated in the study area of Optics/optical Sciences with students earning 37 Master's degrees, 30 Doctoral degrees, 27 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Certificates degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
6 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC

University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers 2 Optics/optical Sciences Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 21 students graduated in the study area of Optics/optical Sciences with students earning 12 Master's degrees, and 9 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
7 University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque, NM

University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers 2 Optics/optical Sciences Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Optics/optical Sciences with students earning 15 Master's degrees, and 9 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
8 University of North Texas Denton, TX

University of North Texas offers 1 Optics/optical Sciences Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city.

Based on 44 Reviews
9 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater, OK

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus offers 1 Optics/optical Sciences Degree program. It's a large public university in a far away town.

Based on 36 Reviews
10 Washington State University Pullman, WA

Washington State University offers 1 Optics/optical Sciences Degree program. It's a large public university in a far away town.

Based on 48 Reviews

List of Optics/optical Sciences Schools in the U.S.

Filter:
Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
Clemson University Clemson University Clemson, SC
3/5
20 : 1 22,698
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
University of Rochester University of Rochester Rochester, NY
5/5
6 : 1 11,105
University of Arizona University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
3/5
22 : 1 42,595
University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
2/5
25 : 1 27,983
University of New Mexico-Main Campus University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque, NM
2/5
15 : 1 27,285
University of North Texas University of North Texas Denton, TX
3/5
31 : 1 37,299
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater, OK
2/5
22 : 1 25,930
Washington State University Washington State University Pullman, WA
3/5
20 : 1 29,686
Montana State University Montana State University Bozeman, MT
2/5
22 : 1 15,236
Delaware State University Delaware State University Dover, DE
2/5
16 : 1 4,288
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana, PA
3/5
21 : 1 13,835
Cleveland State University Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
3/5
24 : 1 16,915
Albright College Albright College Reading, PA
5/5
16 : 1 2,267
EDIC College EDIC College Caguas, PR
2/5
66 : 1 1,245

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Getting an Optics/optical Sciences Degree Online

Schools offering online Optics/optical Sciences degrees

Online Optics/optical Sciences degrees are available with as many as 42 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Optics/optical Sciences degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Arizona 5 0 0 37 0
How many schools offer online Optics/optical Sciences degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 1 Master's

What degrees do people get in Optics/optical Sciences?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 2 Colleges 24 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 4 Colleges 31 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 3 Colleges 5 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 8 Colleges 62 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 8 Colleges 90 Graduates

Optics/optical Sciences Degree Overview

Researching a Optics/optical Sciences degree you will find that there are many choices for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. Earning a degree in Optics/optical Sciences may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is common to earn advanced degrees in addition to the traditional. The most typical Optics/optical Sciences degree earned was a master's degree, however, schools more commonly offer a doctoral degree. The second most popular Optics/optical Sciences degree that people acquire is a doctoral degree which expresses a focus on higher learning. This goes to show that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although a certificate is offered at some schools, getting a certificate is not very common. In the end, you'll want to choose a degree in Optics/optical Sciences that can help you to achieve your goals. The only remaining decision will be to find a school offering the degree your interested in and can meet your flexibility needs.

Average cost of college for a Optics/optical Sciences degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$6,509 Private In-State
$6,509 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,651 Public In-State
$43,118 Private In-State
$23,206 Public Out-of-State
$43,118 Private Out-of-State
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