hutchphd said:I will throw out about ten that come to mind. I am not expert
One I will mention that is known as good but is not that hard to get into is Virginia Tech. Exactly why that is, I do not know.
That is in the US.
A good course in Australia that is easy to get into is:
Most who do that degree double major in physics and applied math then decide what to get their honours in 4th year ie either physics or applied math honours.
If you are willing to consider the UK, the following is interesting: