California has a general population of 5,274 and an overall student population of 9,017. Approximately 9,017 of California's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in California, by student population, is California University of Pennsylvania. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from California University of Pennsylvania with credentials in physics.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in physics in California in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at California's physics schools was $20,359 per year for instate students and $23,693 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in California. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,648.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in California is $93,170 per year, which is lower than the average for physicists state-wide.