Albany, New York has 2 physics schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in physics. Albany has a total population of 95,658 and a student population of 67,683. Of these students, 21,325 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Albany, by student population, is SUNY at Albany. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Physics program at SUNY at Albany.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in physics from physics schools in Albany in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,811 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Albany physics schools was an average of $32,761 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,340 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,084 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,603.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Albany, your job prospects are not very good. There were 630 physicists working in New York and 40 working in the greater Albany area in 2010. The number of physicists in Albany is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
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