Physics Program Rankings

 

Physics Citation / Faculty Average                                  = 49.57

Physics Citation / Faculty Standard Deviation               = 30.49

 

  Rank                     Institution                                                                                  Citation / Faculty            Z-score

    1.0      University of California @ Santa Barbara                                        178.1                                       4.21548

    2.0      Harvard University                                                                              170.7                                       3.97278

    3.0      Massachusetts Institute of Technology                                         121.2                                       2.34929

    4.0      California Institute of Technology                                                    116.1                                       2.18203

    5.0      Princeton University                                                                           110.0                                       1.98196

    6.0      University of Minnesota                                                                    92.8                                         1.41784

    7.0      Johns Hopkins University                                                                  89.1                                         1.29649

    8.0      Northwestern University                                                                    88.5                                         1.27681

    9.0       University of California @ San Diego                                              88.2                                         1.26697

  10.0      University of Illinois @ Urbana                                                         86.2                                         1.20138

  11.0      University of California @ Berkeley                                                 84.7                                         1.15218

  12.0      University of Chicago                                                                         84.2                                         1.13578

  13.0      Brandeis University                                                                             83.3                                         1.10626

  14.0      University of Rochester                                                                      82.9                                         1.09315

  15.0      University of Arizona                                                                          80.2                                         1.00459

  16.0      University of Southern California                                                     79.2                                         0.97179

  17.0      University of California @ Santa Cruz                                              78.6                                         0.95212

  18.5      Rice University                                                                                     77.2                                         0.90620

  18.5      Iowa State University                                                                          77.2                                         0.90620

  20.0      Boston University                                                                               77.0                                         0.89964

  21.0      Stanford University                                                                             73.8                                         0.79469

  22.0      University of California @ Los Angeles                                          70.9                                         0.69957

  23.0      Rutgers University @ New Brunswick                                             69.8                                         0.66350

  24.0      Cornell University                                                                                69.6                                         0.65694

  25.0      Georgia Institute of Technology                                                       68.9                                         0.63398

  26.0      Columbia University                                                                            68.6                                         0.62414

  27.0      University of Pennsylvania                                                                66.2                                         0.54542

  28.0      State University of New York @ Stony Brook                                65.1                                         0.50935

  29.0      University of Oregon                                                                          64.9                                         0.50279

  30.0      Yale University                                                                                     63.1                                         0.44375

  31.0      North Carolina State University                                                        61.4                                         0.38800

  32.0      University of Washington                                                                 60.8                                         0.36832

  33.0      University of Texas @ Austin                                                           60.4                                         0.35520

  34.0      Ohio State University                                                                          57.4                                         0.25681

  35.0      Syracuse University                                                                            56.0                                         0.21089

  36.5      University of Wisconsin @ Milwaukee                                           54.7                                         0.16825

  36.5      University of Rochester                                                                      54.7                                         0.16825

  38.0      University of Utah                                                                               54.4                                         0.15841

  39.0      Case Western Reserve University                                                    54.0                                         0.14529

  40.0      University of Illinois @ Chicago                                                       53.7                                         0.13545

  41.0      University of Maryland @ College Park                                          50.0                                         0.01410

  42.0      University of Wisconsin @ Madison                                              49.8                                         0.00754

  43.0      Purdue University                                                                                48.4                                          -0.03837

  44.0      Notre Dame University                                                                       47.9                                          -0.05477

  45.5      Brown University                                                                                 47.4                                         -0.07117

  45.5      Arizona State University                                                                    47.4                                           -0.07117

  47.0      Louisiana State University and A & M College                             47.0                                      -0.08429

  48.0      University of Colorado                                                                       46.9                                      -0.08757

  49.0      Michigan State University                                                                 46.5                                      -0.10069

  50.0      State University of New York @ Buffalo                                         45.7                                      -0.12693

  51.0       University of Iowa                                                                               44.4                                      -0.16956

  52.5       Indiana University                                                                               43.6                                      -0.19580

  52.5       Texas A & M University                                                                    43.6                                      -0.19580

  54.0       Kansas State University                                                                     43.5                                      -0.19908

  55.0       Dartmouth College                                                                               41.4                                      -0.26796

  56.0       University of Kansas                                                                          41.0                                      -0.28108

  57.0       University of California @ Davis                                                      40.5                                      -0.29747

  58.0       University of Missouri @ Columbia                                                 40.0                                      -0.31387

  59.0       Tufts University                                                                                   39.3                                      -0.33683

  60.0       Washington University                                                                      38.9                                      -0.34995

  61.0       CUNY Graduate School                                                                      37.5                                      -0.39587

  62.0       University of Michigan                                                                       37.4                                      -0.39915

  63.0       Carnegie Mellon University                                                               35.9                                      -0.44834

  64.0       Kent State University                                                                          35.8                                      -0.45162

  65.0       University of Tennessee @ Knoxville                                              35.3                                      -0.46802

  66.0       New York University                                                                           34.7                                      -0.48770

  67.0       Florida State University                                                                      34.4                                      -0.49754

  68.0       University of Florida                                                                           34.0                                      -0.51066

  69.0       University of Delaware                                                                       33.1                                      -0.54018

  70.0       University of Pittsburgh                                                                     31.3                                      -0.59921

  71.0       Pennsylvania State University                                                          31.0                                      -0.60905

  72.0       University of Houston                                                                        30.7                                      -0.61889

  73.0       University of Connecticut                                                                  30.2                                      -0.63529

  74.0       University of South Carolina                                                             29.4                                      -0.66153

  75.5       University of Georgia                                                                          29.0                                      -0.67465

  75.5       University of Nebraska @ Lincoln                                                    29.0                                      -0.67465

  77.0       University of Virginia                                                                          28.3                                      -0.69761

  78.0       University of Hawaii                                                                            28.2                                      -0.70089

  79.0       University of California @ Irvine                                                      27.7                                      -0.71728

  80.0       State University of New York @ Albany                                         27.4                                      -0.72712

  81.0       Duke University                                                                                   26.8                                      -0.74680

  82.0       George Washington University                                                        26.3                                      -0.76320

  83.0       University of Massachusetts @ Amherst                                       26.1                                      -0.76976

  84.0       Tulane University                                                                                24.5                                      -0.82224

  85.0       Texas Tech University                                                                        24.3                                      -0.82880

  86.0       University of Alabama @ Birmingham                                             24.0                                      -0.83864

  87.0       Auburn University                                                                              22.0                                      -0.90423

  88.0       University of Kentucky                                                                      21.1                                      -0.93375

  89.0       University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill                                    20.3                                      -0.95999

  90.5       University of Miami                                                                             20.1                                      -0.96655

  90.5       Oklahoma State University                                                                 20.1                                      -0.96655

  92.0       Ohio University                                                                                    19.8                                      -0.97639

  93.0       Lehigh University                                                                                19.5                                      -0.98622

  94.0       Vanderbilt University                                                                          18.3                                      -1.02558

  95.0       Virginia  Tech                                                                                       18.0                                      -1.03542

  96.0       Temple University                                                                               17.6                                      -1.04854

  97.0       Catholic University                                                                              17.3                                      -1.05838

  98.0       Washington State University                                                            16.9                                      -1.07150

  99.0       Howard University                                                                              16.6                                      -1.08134

100.0       Colorado State University                                                                  15.7                                      -1.11086

101.0      University of Oklahoma                                                                      14.3                                      -1.15677

102.0      University of Cincinnati                                                                      14.2                                      -1.16005

103.0      Oregon State University                                                                     14.1                                      -1.16333

104.0      University of California @ Riverside                                                10.7                                      -1.27484

105.0      University of Alabama @ Tuscaloosa                                             9.5                                        -1.31420