Minority Physics Statistics
APS and the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Statistical Research Center provide a variety of statistics on minorities in physics in the US.
AIP Minorities in Physics Statistics
APS Minorities in Physics Statistics
APS generates statistical reports on minorities in physics. Current reports are shown below. These reports are freely available for your use. You may use our graphs in reports and presentations or you may use the raw data to create new graphs and charts. Credit APS and IPEDS as shown on each graph.
Percentage of Degrees Awarded to Minorities
Percentage of degrees awarded to minorities in various science, math, and engineering fields
Physics Degrees by Race
Percentage of physics degrees, bachelors and doctorates, awarded to various ethnicities.
Percentage of Under-Represented Minorities in Physics
Percentage of Under-Represented Minorities (URM) in physics compared to the percentage of URMs in the U.S. college age population
Physics PhDs Awarded to URMs
Physics PhDs Awarded to URMs, Normalized to Minority Population
Physics Bachelor Degrees Awarded at Minority-Serving Institutions
Percentage of physics bachelor's degrees awarded to African Americans at HBCUs and BSIs and the percentage of physics bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics at HSIs
Minorities in Physics
Percentage of U.S. bachelor, master and doctorate degrees awarded to underrepresented minorities (URMs) in physics.
Top Producers of URMs in Physics
The tables show the top producers of physics bachelor and doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans and Hispanics at U.S. institutions for the most recent five years.
Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees Earned by African Americans by Major
Percentage of Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by African Americans, by Major (Biology, Chemistry, Math & Statistics, Physics, Earth Science and Engineering)
Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees Earned by Hispanics, by Major
Percentage of Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Hispanics, by Major (Biology, Chemistry, Math & Statistics, Physics, Earth Science and Engineering)