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National Report Card on Physics Teacher Preparation

Most institutions prepare zero new physics teachers per year.

The severe national shortage of high school physics teachers is due to very low numbers of new teachers educated at US colleges and universities. About two-thirds of institutions with a secondary education program prepared zero high school physics teachers in the last five years. But small increases can make a huge difference!

The shortage of new physics teachers could be eliminated if each college and university educated one more teacher per year. For more information about these numbers, see the FAQ.

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Numbers of new physics teachers include those prepared by IHE-based and non-IHE-based programs, reported in three different ways. For more information about these numbers, see the FAQ.

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Top 100 Annual Producers of Physics Teachers
Institution NameAverage GraduatesSupported SiteMember Institution5+ Club Supported Site
1Brigham Young University7.3is phystec member siteis five plus club member
2Relay Graduate School of Education - New York6.3
3University of Kentucky6.0is phystec member siteis five plus club member
3New York University (NYU)6.0
5University of Texas at Austin5.7is phystec member siteis five plus club member
6Rowan University5.3is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
7Illinois State University5.0is phystec member siteis five plus club member
7The College of New Jersey5.0is phystec member siteis five plus club member
9Georgia State University4.7is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
9Queens College, City University of New York4.7
9SUNY Geneseo4.7is supported siteis phystec member site
12University of Connecticut4.3is phystec member site
12Rutgers University4.3is phystec member siteis five plus club member
14University of Michigan4.0is phystec member site
14University of Missouri4.0is supported siteis phystec member site
14Stony Brook University (SUNY)4.0is phystec member siteis five plus club member
14Texas A&M University4.0is phystec member site
14Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi4.0
19Boston University3.7is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
19Bowling Green State University3.7
21California Polytechnic State University3.3is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
22Kennesaw State University3.0is phystec member siteis five plus club member
22National Louis University3.0
22University of Illinois at Chicago3.0is phystec member site
22SUNY Oneonta3.0is phystec member siteis five plus club member
22Virginia Tech3.0is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
22Western Governors University - Washington (WGU)3.0
28California State University, San Bernardino2.7is phystec member site
28Boise State University2.7is supported siteis phystec member site
28Illinois Institute of Technology2.7is phystec member site
28University of Notre Dame2.7is phystec member site
28Saint Peter's University2.7
28City College of New York2.7is phystec member siteis five plus club member
28University of Akron2.7
28West Chester University2.7is phystec member siteis five plus club member
28University of Wisconsin - La Crosse2.7is supported siteis phystec member site
37University of California, Los Angeles2.3
37University of Colorado, Boulder2.3is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
37University of Northern Colorado2.3is supported siteis phystec member site
37University of Central Florida2.3is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
37Purdue University2.3is phystec member site
37Kansas State University2.3is phystec member site
37University of the Cumberlands2.3
37Pace University2.3
37SUNY Cortland2.3is phystec member site
37Portland State University2.3is phystec member site
37Pennsylvania State University2.3is phystec member site
37University of Virginia2.3
37University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire2.3
37University of Wisconsin - River Falls2.3is phystec member siteis five plus club member
51Arizona State University2.0is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
51National University2.0
51University of California, Berkeley2.0is phystec member site
51Western Governors University - California (WGU)2.0
51Chicago State University2.0is supported siteis phystec member site
51Northern Illinois University2.0is phystec member site
51Indiana University Southeast2.0
51University of Louisville2.0is phystec member site
51East Carolina University2.0is phystec member site
51SUNY Potsdam2.0
51Utah Valley University2.0
51Central Washington University2.0is supported siteis phystec member site
63University of Arkansas1.7is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
63California Baptist University1.7
63California State University, Long Beach1.7is supported siteis phystec member siteis five plus club member
63San Francisco State University1.7is phystec member site
63San Jose State University1.7is phystec member site
63University of California, Riverside1.7is phystec member site
63University of California, Santa Barbara1.7
63Southern Connecticut State University1.7
63University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign1.7is phystec member site
63Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis1.7
63Valparaiso University1.7
63Wichita State University1.7is phystec member site
63Bridgewater State University1.7is phystec member site
63Montclair State University1.7is phystec member site
63Fordham University1.7
63Ithaca College1.7is phystec member site
63SUNY Plattsburgh1.7
63SUNY Binghamton University1.7
63Clarion University of Pennsylvania1.7is phystec member site
63Kutztown University1.7
63University of Tennessee1.7is phystec member site
84Brandman University1.3
84California State University, Chico1.3is phystec member site
84California State University, East Bay1.3is phystec member site
84California State University, Sacramento1.3is phystec member site
84California State University, Stanislaus1.3
84Florida International University1.3is supported siteis phystec member site
84University of South Florida1.3
84Western Illinois University1.3is phystec member site
84Wheaton College1.3
84Ball State University1.3is supported siteis phystec member site
84University of Kansas1.3is phystec member site
84Harvard University1.3
84University of Maryland, College Park1.3is phystec member site
84Hope College1.3is phystec member site
84Hamline University1.3is phystec member site
84Adelphi University1.3is phystec member site
84Clarkson University1.3is phystec member site

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