Best Colleges for Physics


Graduates Per Year


Average Salary


Most Popular Major





Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors


Quality Control and Safety Technologies




Management Science

Highest Rated Professors by Cohort

By School Status


By Average School Size


By Campus Setting

Remote town

By State

South Carolina

By Region

New England

By Conference

Big West Conference

Physics Professors


Highest Rated

Bunker Hill Community College

Lowest Rated

Arizona State University-Tempe


Highest Rated

Corey Shanbrom

California State University-Sacramento

Most Popular

Corey Manchester

San Diego State University

Lowest Rated

Alejandro Teran-Somohano

Auburn University

Least Popular

Ramin Salimi

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


Fast Facts for Physics: Median Professor Rating: 3.9 / 5, which is below average.

Professors often have a critical impact your college experience, no matter what you study. A thought-provoking professor can provide inspiration and even make a difficult subject seem easy. Alternatively, an unpleasant professor can interrupt your schooling or even worse... flunk you!

Physics professors have a median student rating of 3.9 out of 5, putting these professors in the upper 75th percentile in the United States grounded in student satisfaction. For context a 3.9 rating is 2.5% under the national median professor rating for all subjects. Physics professors just surpassed those from "Quality Control and Safety Technologies", whereas "Management Science" professors ranked one slot above Physics.

Now for some statistics about Physics professors. Colleges located in remote towns tend to have the best Physics professors. The Big West Conference has the highest rated Physics professors. The New England region has the highest rated Physics professors. Private universities tend to have higher rated Physics professors than public colleges. Finally, South Carolina has the highest rated Physics professors in the US.

Corey Manchester, professor at San Diego State University in San Diego, CA is the most popular Physics professor in America. Corey Shanbrom, instructor at California State University-Sacramento in Sacramento, CA is the highest rated Physics professor in America, with a rating of 5 / 5.

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