With an overall population of 105,167 and a student population of 14,517, approximately 13,602 of Lowell students attend one of Lowell's schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Lowell, by student population, is University of Massachusetts-Lowell. In 2010, University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduated approximately 14 students from its physics program.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in physics from physics schools in Lowell in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lowell's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,148 per year in instate tuition and $34,168 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lowell-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
If you plan on staying in Lowell after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Lowell, which is the most popular physics profession, are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 6% in Lowell. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.