Top Astrophysics All Programs - 2021

California grants the most degrees in Astrophysics of all US states with 95 degrees being granted last year. Students wanting to major in Astrophysics can expect around 38% percent of their classmates to be women and 62% percent of their classmates to be male. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Astrophysics is $51,867.

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Total Students
314
Total Males
196
Total Females
118

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    211

  • Total Masters degree

    55

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    48

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See where Astrophysics is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Astrophysics degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Astrophysics

If you’re interested in studying Astrophysics, then you should think about applying to California Institute of Technology! This school awards around 16 degrees in Astrophysics per year.

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Careers for Astrophysics Majors

For Astrophysics majors, some of the most in demand careers include Natural Sciences Managers, Physicists and Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary. Additionally, Astrophysics graduates may land a high-paying job, such as Natural Sciences Managers or Physicists.

Top Paying Careers for Astrophysics

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $129,100)
  2. Physicists   (Median Wage: $122,850)
  3. Astronomers   (Median Wage: $114,590)
  4. Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $92,040)
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