Top Physics Schools in Missouri

By | April 29, 2018

On, you can learn what the top-ranked physics colleges and universities are in Missouri, and compare the best physics colleges, and get the latest ranking of best schools for physics in Missouri. From the following table, please see full list of top 3 graduate schools of physics in Missouri including school information and contact profile.

  • According to foodezine, the nickname of Missouri is The Show Me State.

Top Physics Schools in Missouri

1 University of Missouri, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Address: 223 Physics Building, Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-3335
2 Missouri University of Science & Technology, Department of Physics
Address: 1315 N. Pine Street, Rolla, MO 65409
Phone: (573) 341-4702
3 University of Missouri–Kansas City, Department of Physics
Address: 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
Phone: (816) 235-1604

Some Notable Missouri Natives and Residents

  • William Bent (William Bent, 1809-1869) – hunter, fur trader, one of the first American settlers in the state of Colorado. Born in Saint Louis.
  • George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879) was a politician and painter, known as the “Missouri Painter”. Born in Virginia, but later lived in Missouri.
  • Ulysses Grant (Ulysses Grant, 1822-1885) – 18th President of the United States. Born in Ohio but later lived in Missouri.
  • Mark Twain (real name – Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark TwainSamuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) is a famous writer. Born in the city of Florida.
  • Susan Elizabeth Blow (Susan Elizabeth Blow, 1843-1916) – teacher, creator of the first kindergarten in the United States. Known as the “Mother of Kindergartens.” Born in Saint Louis.
  • Jesse Woodson James (Jesse Woodson James, 1847-1882) – criminal, leader of a gang that robbed banks and trains. Entered American folklore as the “Robin Hood of the West”. Born near Kearny.
  • James “Champ” Clark (James “Champ” Clark, 1850–1921) was a well-known politician. Born in Kentucky but later lived in Missouri.
  • Martha Jane “Calamity Jane” Cannary (Martha Jane “Calamity Jane” Cannary, 1852-1903) – scout, participant in the military conflicts of the US Army with the Indians, one of the most famous women of the “Wild West”. Born in Princeton.
  • John Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing (1860–1948) was a prominent military leader. Born in the town of Laclid.
  • Charles Marion “Kid” Russell (Charles Marion “Kid” Russell, 1864–1926) was a popular painter and sculptor, known as the “cowboy artist”. Born in Saint Louis.
  • George Washington Carver (1864–1943) was a renowned agricultural scientist. Born in Diamond.
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder(1867–1957) was a well-known author of popular children’s books. Born in Wisconsin but later lived in Missouri.
  • Scott Joplin (Scott Joplin, 1868-1917) – famous pianist and composer, known as the “King of Ragtime”. Born in Texas but later lived in Missouri.
  • Joseph Erlanger (Joseph Erlanger, 1874-1965) – physiologist, Nobel laureate. Born in California but later lived in Missouri.
  • Nellie Tayloe Ross (Nellie Tayloe Ross, 1876–1977) was a politician and statesman, one of the first women to be elected governor of a state (in Wyoming) and the first woman to serve as director of the US Mint. Born in Saint Joseph.
  • Harry S. Truman (Harry S. Truman, 1884-1972) – 33rd President of the United States. Born in Lamar.
  • Thomas Stearns “T.S.” Eliot (Thomas Stearns “TS” Eliot), 1888–1965) was a famous poet, playwright, editor and literary critic. Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Saint Louis.
  • Dale Carnegie (Dale Carnegie, 1888-1955) – popular writer and lecturer, creator of self-improvement courses. Born in Maryville.
  • Thomas Hart Benton (Thomas Hart Benton, 1889-1975) is a famous artist. Born in the city of Neosho.
  • Edwin Hubble (Edwin Hubble, 1889-1953) – famous astronomer. Born in Marshfield.
  • Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel (Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel, 1890–1975) was a famous baseball player and coach. Born in Kansas City.
  • Omar Nelson Bradley (Omar Nelson Bradley, 1893-1981) – an outstanding military leader. Born in Clark.
  • Robert Russell Bennett (Robert Russell Bennett, 1894-1981) is a famous composer and arranger. Born in Kansas City.
  • Roy Wilkins (Roy Wilkins, 1901-1981) is a prominent civil rights activist. Born in Saint Louis.
  • William “Bill” Lear (William “Bill” Lear, 1902-1978) – engineer and entrepreneur, founder of a well-known aircraft company. Born in the city of Hannibal.
  • James William Fulbright (1905–1995) was a prominent politician. Born in Sumner.
  • Walter Cronkite (1916–2009) was a popular television journalist and presenter. Born in Saint Joseph.
  • Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (1925–2015) was a famous baseball player. Born in Saint Louis.
  • Charles Edward Arson “Chuck” Berry (Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry, 1926-2017) – famous musician, singer and songwriter; one of the pioneers of rock music. Born in Saint Louis.