Quincy has a total population of 88,025 and a student population of 5,594. Of these students, 1,075 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Quincy's largest physics school is Eastern Nazarene College. In 2010, Eastern Nazarene College graduated approximately 1 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Quincy's physics schools. If you decide to attend a physics school in Quincy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,014.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Quincy-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $7,912 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Quincy after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Quincy, which is the most popular physics profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 410 physicists in Massachusetts, 410 were working in the greater Quincy area. The number of physicists in Quincy is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Quincy is $102,660 per year, which is higher than the average for physicists state-wide.