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Physics students working on an experiment during class near Wichita at Butler Community College

More than rocket science

If you want to understand how the natural world works, study physics. This rigorous field prepares you to transfer to a four-year engineering, physics or mathematics program. Small class sizes and experienced faculty help you understand the basics of motion and force, as well as the properties of energy, matter, space and time from theoretical and experiential perspectives.

Estimated tuition for Physics = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

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The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.


$88.19 hourly wage
8 annual job openings

59 Physicists are currently employed in Kansas.

*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.