Find Physics Tutors in Somerville, MA

Trusted by more than 3 million students, online or in-person

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best Physics Tutors in Somerville, MA

Find the best local Physics tutor in Somerville

SEE ALL MATCHING TUTORS
Noam M. Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Noam M.
35/hour

Somerville, MA

Princeton Grad who won Award in Physics

I scored a 5 on both portions of the AP Physics exam, and I won an award in the physics department in college. See Noam's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (24)
20 hours tutoring Physics out of 66 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Noam's Profile

I scored a 5 on both portions of the AP Physics exam, and I won an award in the physics department in college. See Noam's full profile

Robert M. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Robert M.
40/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Tufts Grad researcher for math and science tutoring

I am passionate about chemist and biology, and the math of physics is enjoyable. My love for science translates such that I strive to instill this same passion in students by breaking down concepts and giving examples. My goal is that every student has an understanding of the physical world around them and... See Robert's full profile

40/hour
4.8 (10)
35 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Robert's Profile

I am passionate about chemist and biology, and the math of physics is enjoyable. My love for science translates such that I strive to instill this same passion in students by breaking down concepts and giving examples. My goal is that every student has an understanding of the physical world around them and... See Robert's full profile

Josh S. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Josh S.
45/hour

Near Somerville, MA

An experienced tutor and new teacher

I majored in physics and tutored several classes for the physics department. I’ve tutored for General Physics 1 and 2(equivalent to AP algebra-based physics) and Advanced General Physics 1 and 2(equivalent to AP calculus-based physics). In group settings and one-on-one... See Josh's full profile

45/hour
4.9 (41)
86 hours tutoring Physics out of 128 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Josh's Profile

I majored in physics and tutored several classes for the physics department. I’ve tutored for General Physics 1 and 2(equivalent to AP algebra-based physics) and Advanced General Physics 1 and 2(equivalent to AP calculus-based physics). In group settings and one-on-one... See Josh's full profile

Eric N. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Eric N.
50/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Theoretical Physicist for Hire

Although this can sometimes frustrate a student just wanting an answer, it always pays off in the end. I have based my life and career in physics. If there is one thing in life I am good at, it is physics (and math). I can't imagine anything cooler than trying to understand reality, and that's... See Eric's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (391)
1,030 hours tutoring Physics out of 1,463 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Eric's Profile

Although this can sometimes frustrate a student just wanting an answer, it always pays off in the end. I have based my life and career in physics. If there is one thing in life I am good at, it is physics (and math). I can't imagine anything cooler than trying to understand reality, and that's... See Eric's full profile

Divij G. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Divij G.
50/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Honors Undergraduate Math and Physics Tutor

- Paper on "Investigating the Generalised Equations of Motion of the N-bob pendulum" presented at International Conference on Classical and Modern Physics, 2019 - Straight A college student majoring in Physics - Past experience with tutoring high school students in Physics See Divij's full profile

50/hour
4.8 (9)
18 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Divij's Profile

- Paper on "Investigating the Generalised Equations of Motion of the N-bob pendulum" presented at International Conference on Classical and Modern Physics, 2019 - Straight A college student majoring in Physics - Past experience with tutoring high school students in Physics See Divij's full profile

Thomas D. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Thomas D.
55/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Former teacher tutoring in high school math and science at any level

I am a former high school Chemistry and Physics teacher looking to tutor on the side. My educational background includes a Bachelors degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Masters' degree from UMass Amherst, both in Chemical Engineering. My experience as a teacher has been a real asset to me in... See Thomas's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (165)
76 hours tutoring Physics out of 400 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Thomas's Profile

I am a former high school Chemistry and Physics teacher looking to tutor on the side. My educational background includes a Bachelors degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Masters' degree from UMass Amherst, both in Chemical Engineering. My experience as a teacher has been a real asset to me in... See Thomas's full profile

Clark N. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Clark N.
56/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Physics and Mathematics tutor, Harvard-trained with NASA experience

Mechanics is the basis of physics, physics is the basis of most fields of application, particularly in engineering. In addition to fundamental concepts, the study of physics develops the ability to think mathematically, and apply mathematical methods to many problems of interest, including outside... See Clark's full profile

56/hour
4.9 (1151)
1,322 hours tutoring Physics out of 3,892 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Clark's Profile

Mechanics is the basis of physics, physics is the basis of most fields of application, particularly in engineering. In addition to fundamental concepts, the study of physics develops the ability to think mathematically, and apply mathematical methods to many problems of interest, including outside... See Clark's full profile

Anthony D. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Anthony D.
59/hour

Near Somerville, MA

PhD in Engineering

I have taken and passed with a 4.0 GPA all high school and undergraduate physics 1, physics 2, statics, and electromagnetism courses. See Anthony's full profile

59/hour
4.9 (123)
15 hours tutoring Physics out of 602 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Anthony's Profile

I have taken and passed with a 4.0 GPA all high school and undergraduate physics 1, physics 2, statics, and electromagnetism courses. See Anthony's full profile

Thomas O. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Thomas O.
60/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Recently graduated math major with tutoring experience

5 on AP Physics C Mech + E/M, minor in Physics in undergrad See Thomas's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (21)
2 hours tutoring Physics out of 57 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Thomas's Profile

5 on AP Physics C Mech + E/M, minor in Physics in undergrad See Thomas's full profile

Michael B. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Michael B.
60/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Learn How to Learn: Ivy League Multi-subject Tutoring

I've been a practicing engineer for well over 30 years. I enjoy tutoring students, as my time permits, to help them appreciate the world through their new physics and mathematics skills. Students gain self-confidence and pride in accomplishment as their understanding of these fundamental subjects improves... See Michael's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (90)
568 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Michael's Profile

I've been a practicing engineer for well over 30 years. I enjoy tutoring students, as my time permits, to help them appreciate the world through their new physics and mathematics skills. Students gain self-confidence and pride in accomplishment as their understanding of these fundamental subjects improves... See Michael's full profile

Ping L. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ping L.
60/hour

Near Somerville, MA

MS in Physics with 10+ years of teaching and researching experience

I have a master's degree in physics (Optics). I taught college physics for eight years at a University in China before I came to the United States. I had done research related to physics at Clemson University and University of Florida for eight years before I came to Boston in 2011. I also have... See Ping's full profile

60/hour
4.8 (183)
178 hours tutoring Physics out of 605 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Ping's Profile

I have a master's degree in physics (Optics). I taught college physics for eight years at a University in China before I came to the United States. I had done research related to physics at Clemson University and University of Florida for eight years before I came to Boston in 2011. I also have... See Ping's full profile

Richard P. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Richard P.
65/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Economics, business, math, physics

After earning a PhD in mathematical physics at Berkeley and a BS in math at MIT, I was a research scientist at General Electric R&D, where I built engineering physics simulations in many fields (stress and thermal analysis in glasses, metals and ceramics; optics; acoustics; plasma physics). I won... See Richard's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (391)
194 hours tutoring Physics out of 1,588 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Richard's Profile

After earning a PhD in mathematical physics at Berkeley and a BS in math at MIT, I was a research scientist at General Electric R&D, where I built engineering physics simulations in many fields (stress and thermal analysis in glasses, metals and ceramics; optics; acoustics; plasma physics). I won... See Richard's full profile

Marc S. Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Marc S.
75/hour

Somerville, MA

Polymath tutoring math, science, and writing

Since 2005, I've tutored over thirty students in 8th and 9th grade physics, physics for the MCAS and for the SAT subject test, advanced placement physics B and C, physics for teachers to help them pass the MTEL and for pre-med students to help them with the MCAT, college physics... See Marc's full profile

75/hour
4.9 (881)
354 hours tutoring Physics out of 4,769 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Marc's Profile

Since 2005, I've tutored over thirty students in 8th and 9th grade physics, physics for the MCAS and for the SAT subject test, advanced placement physics B and C, physics for teachers to help them pass the MTEL and for pre-med students to help them with the MCAT, college physics... See Marc's full profile

Andrew P. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andrew P.
75/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Physics-oriented Fluid Dynamicist

I know all my classical physics because I'm a mechanical engineer specializing in fluid dynamics for my Ph.D. I've presented multiple times at the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics conferences. I was once teaching assistant and grader for the summer pre-freshman physics... See Andrew's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (1806)
186 hours tutoring Physics out of 5,404 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Andrew's Profile

I know all my classical physics because I'm a mechanical engineer specializing in fluid dynamics for my Ph.D. I've presented multiple times at the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics conferences. I was once teaching assistant and grader for the summer pre-freshman physics... See Andrew's full profile

Austin L. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Austin L.
75/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Ivy League Grad with Extensive Teaching and Tutoring Experience

I'm Austin! I graduated from Brown University in May with a BA degree in Human Biology and Economics. I received a 4.0 GPA with Brown's highest academic honors (highest Latin Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi). I am currently a management consultant in the Boston area. Some of the most rewarding experiences of my... See Austin's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (5)
19 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Austin's Profile

I'm Austin! I graduated from Brown University in May with a BA degree in Human Biology and Economics. I received a 4.0 GPA with Brown's highest academic honors (highest Latin Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi). I am currently a management consultant in the Boston area. Some of the most rewarding experiences of my... See Austin's full profile

Peter L. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Peter L.
85/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Math Stats Physics Data-science Code-dev. Distance-learner friendly!

I have a Ph.D. in physics and work professionally in biophysics and bioanalytical chemistry. (My thesis research involved the construction and characterization of computational lattice models of protein folding kinetics.) We all know more physics than we think we do. Our physical intuitions were... See Peter's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (1006)
270 hours tutoring Physics out of 4,409 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Peter's Profile

I have a Ph.D. in physics and work professionally in biophysics and bioanalytical chemistry. (My thesis research involved the construction and characterization of computational lattice models of protein folding kinetics.) We all know more physics than we think we do. Our physical intuitions were... See Peter's full profile

Sofia A. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sofia A.
90/hour

Near Somerville, MA

AP Physics Tutor with a PhD and College Teaching Experience

AP Physics C Mechanics AP Physics 1 High School Physics See Sofia's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (44)
42 hours tutoring Physics out of 101 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Sofia's Profile

AP Physics C Mechanics AP Physics 1 High School Physics See Sofia's full profile

Tola I. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Tola I.
100/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Harvard Med Student for MCAT, Math, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology

Hi, I’m Tola! I graduated with highest distinction with three Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Biology, respectively. I also minored in psychology. I am currently a third year medical student at Harvard Medical School. In college, I noticed many students were being “weeded out” from the... See Tola's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (19)
89 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Tola's Profile

Hi, I’m Tola! I graduated with highest distinction with three Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Biology, respectively. I also minored in psychology. I am currently a third year medical student at Harvard Medical School. In college, I noticed many students were being “weeded out” from the... See Tola's full profile

Miles K. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Miles K.
100/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Business / Case Prep, Math and Science Tutoring

I believe that understanding fundamentals is the key to success, learning, and solving problems independently. I find that when a student struggles in a course, they often understand the material, but struggle with a dependency. For example, a student understands physics, but struggles with trigonometry. I am an... See Miles's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (5)
19 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Miles's Profile

I believe that understanding fundamentals is the key to success, learning, and solving problems independently. I find that when a student struggles in a course, they often understand the material, but struggle with a dependency. For example, a student understands physics, but struggles with trigonometry. I am an... See Miles's full profile

Michael M. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Michael M.
119/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Elite Math/STEM Tutor, Competition (AMC-Series, USABO, etc) and AP/SAT

5s on all 4 AP physics exams, Graduate Engineering coursework at Harvard and MIT See Michael's full profile

119/hour
5.0 (6)
17 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Michael's Profile

5s on all 4 AP physics exams, Graduate Engineering coursework at Harvard and MIT See Michael's full profile

Inko B. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Inko B.
120/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Harvard Physics Major with Seven Years of Tutoring Experience

I am a physics major, and I study all sorts of physics from kinematics to quantum mechanics. See Inko's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (5)
14 hours tutoring Physics out of 41 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Inko's Profile

I am a physics major, and I study all sorts of physics from kinematics to quantum mechanics. See Inko's full profile

Steven C. Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Steven C.
150/hour

Somerville, MA

Certified Teacher with Masters from RPI

I am currently a NYS certified Physics teacher, and this is my full time profession. My background in engineering gives me additional qualifications because I know understand the subject at a deeper level than is required an most classes. See Steven's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (68)
109 hours tutoring Physics out of 306 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Steven's Profile

I am currently a NYS certified Physics teacher, and this is my full time profession. My background in engineering gives me additional qualifications because I know understand the subject at a deeper level than is required an most classes. See Steven's full profile

Sam R. Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sam R.
150/hour

Somerville, MA

Ivy League Graduate - Math/Logic,Comp Sci, AP, SAT, College Admissions

I have recently tutored many students for the AP physics 1 exam, all scoring 4-5. See Sam's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (105)
540 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
View Sam's Profile

I have recently tutored many students for the AP physics 1 exam, all scoring 4-5. See Sam's full profile

Esther G. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Esther G.
150/hour

Near Somerville, MA

MIT Physics Graduate with 8+ Years of Tutoring Experience

I've been tutoring physics for over eight years, primarily to high school students and college freshman. I specialize in tutoring AP physics 1 and C (with over 90% of my students attaining a 5 on their AP exams), as well as calculus-based freshman physics. For two years, I TA'd for 8.02,... See Esther's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (326)
839 hours tutoring Physics out of 1,084 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Esther's Profile

I've been tutoring physics for over eight years, primarily to high school students and college freshman. I specialize in tutoring AP physics 1 and C (with over 90% of my students attaining a 5 on their AP exams), as well as calculus-based freshman physics. For two years, I TA'd for 8.02,... See Esther's full profile

Galina G. Near Somerville, MA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Galina G.
150/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Tutor Specializing in Math, Chemistry, and Physics

My name is Galina and I would love to help you with your tutoring needs! I’ve been a tutor for about 15 years and have helped 50+ students in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, chemistry, and physics. Some have been shorter engagements while others have evolved into multi-year ongoing... See Galina's full profile

150/hour
4.9 (90)
32 hours tutoring Physics out of 267 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
View Galina's Profile

My name is Galina and I would love to help you with your tutoring needs! I’ve been a tutor for about 15 years and have helped 50+ students in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, chemistry, and physics. Some have been shorter engagements while others have evolved into multi-year ongoing... See Galina's full profile

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

5 star rated experience

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private Physics tutoring lessons

Somerville Physics Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

What’s a fair price for a private Somerville Physics tutor? Somerville Physics tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$25 $90
$35
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets

tech crunch
the new york times
CNBC