Southfield has a general population of 78,296 and an overall student population of 8,026. Approximately 4,488 of Southfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Southfield, by student population, is Lawrence Technological University. In 2010, Lawrence Technological University graduated approximately 2 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a physics degree in Southfield. In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Southfield was $23,008 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,319 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,353 per year, on average, for room and board at Southfield-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,185.
If you plan on staying in Southfield after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Southfield, which is the most popular physics profession, are not very good. The number of physicists in Southfield is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.