With an overall population of 14,681 and a student population of 1,962, approximately 1,962 of North Adams students attend one of North Adams's schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in North Adams, by student population, is Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. In 2010, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a physics degree from one of North Adams's physics schools. Tuition in 2009 at North Adams's physics schools was $17,702 per year for instate students and $26,647 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in North Adams. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,868 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in North Adams, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of physicists in North Adams will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.