Does it Matter Where I Go To College

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Does it Matter Where I Go To College

Effects of Physics Departments on Student Outcomes
May 2004
Rachel ivie and Kim Nies

Does it Matter where I go to CollegeDoes the type of department make any difference in the post-graduation lives of physics bachelor’s? This report compares outcomes for physics bachelors from large and small departments, defined by number of bachelor’s degrees awarded. It also looks at differences in physics bachelors’ outcomes between departments that grant PhDs in physics and those that award only a bachelor’s degree in physics.

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