Towson has a total population of 51,793 and a student population of 2,977. Of these students, 2,279 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Towson's largest physics school is Goucher College. In 2010, Goucher College graduated approximately 2 students from its physics program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in physics in Towson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Towson was $33,785 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Towson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,756 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,505.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Towson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 physicists in Maryland were working in the greater Towson area. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 6% in Towson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Towson is $112,770 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for physicists.