Top Astrophysics Bachelors degree Programs - 2021

California grants the most Bachelors degrees in Astrophysics of all US states with 67 degrees being granted last year. Students wanting to major in Astrophysics can expect around 37% percent of their classmates to be women and 63% 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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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 6 degrees at the Bachelors degree level 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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