other ACC Physics/Astronomy Departments
Numbers are 2015 US News ranks for (1) overall national university undergraduate programs, and
(2) physics PhD rankings

Boston College 31, 77
Clemson 62, 111
Duke 8, 29
Florida State 95, 44
Georgia Tech 35, 29
Miami (FL) 48, 131
North Carolina 30, 39
North Carolina State 95, 54
Notre Dame 16, 54
Pittsburgh 62, 50
Syracuse 58, 65
Virginia Physics 23, 44
Virginia Astronomy
Virginia Tech 71, 60
Wake Forest 27, 123

Louisville 168, physics not listed (national physics rank >180)

U Louisville benchmark institution Physics/Astronomy Departments (* means ACC)

  1. University of California - San Diego 39, 16
  2. University of California - Irvine 53, 29
  3. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill* 30, 39
  4. University of Pittsburgh* 62, 50
  5. SUNY at Stony Brook 89, 23
  6. University of Iowa 82, 60
  7. University of New Mexico 180, 85
  8. University of Utah 115, 65
  9. University of South Carolina - Columbia 108, 111
  10. University of Cincinnati 140, 103
  11. Temple University 115, 103
  12. University of Alabama - Birmingham 149, 131
  13. SUNY at Buffalo 99, 85
  14. University of Illinois - Chicago 129, 65
  15. University of South Florida 156, physics "Ranked but not Published"
  16. Virginia Commonwealth University 156, physics not listed (rank >180)
  17. Wayne State University national overall rank "Ranked but Not Published", 111 (for physics)