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APS generates statistical reports on issues in undergraduate physics. 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 physics bachelor's degrees awarded to African Americans at HBCUs
Percentages of physics bachelor’s degrees granted to men and women of various races/ethnicities
Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by African Americans, by Major (Biology, Chemistry, Math & Statistics, Engineering, Physics, and Earth Sciences)
Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Hispanic Americans, by Major (Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Math and Stats, and Earth Sciences
Bachelor’s Degrees Earned by Women, by Major (Biology, Chemistry, Math & Statistics, Earth Sciences, Physics, and Engineering)
Number of physics and STEM bachelor's degrees conferred as the first or second major at U.S. institutions
Bachelor’s Degrees in Physics and STEM Earned by Women (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics)
Degrees Awarded to Underrepresented Minorities, by Field (awarded to minorities in various science, math, and engineering fields)
Percentage of U.S. bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees awarded to underrepresented minorities (URMs) in physics.
Percentage of physics bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees earned by women in various academic fields.
Percentage of physics doctoral degrees earned by women, and their respective distribution to U.S. and temporary residents
Doctoral Degrees Earned by Women, by Major in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
Low fraction of teachers with a physics degree
Percentage of physics degrees, bachelor’s and doctorates, awarded to various ethnicities
Physics Degrees Earned by Temporary Residents (physics bachelor's, master’s, and doctoral degrees awarded to temporary residents)
Physics Degrees Earned by Underrepresented Minorities, Normalized to Minority Population
Physics Degrees Earned by Women at all levels
Number of physics PhDs awarded to U.S. and foreign citizens
Rising number of students taking physics
Percentage of underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities (URM) in physics compared to the percentage of URMs in the U.S. college age population