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One very important method of evaluating a program is to examine what its alumni are doing in their careers and out in the world.

Graduate School Placement

At Bethel, we are proud of our physics and engineering graduates. Many have been accepted into some of the finest graduate programs in the country in a wide variety of fields.

86 Alumni entered graduate or medical school in last 10 years.

  • Virtually all graduate students had full financial assistance (>$20,000/yr)
  • Alumni have received 14 prestigious multi-year, full-ride fellowships
  • 8 National Fellowships received during last eight years (3 yrs at >$34k/yr plus full tuition)
  • Alumni have received 37 Ph.D.s or M.D.s during the last 10 years
  • Ph.D.s: U of M, U of CA, U of IL, U of MI, Ohio State, U of CO, U of AZ, U of Iowa, Yale, Mayo

Student Job Placements

Many students choose to look directly for a job after graduation. With a physics or engineering education, there are a wide variety of career opportunities. Some end up working for well-established companies like 3M or Medtronic, and others end up at small high tech startups. Our physics majors will often even have the word "engineer" in their job title.