Flagstaff has a total population of 52,894 and a student population of 27,916. Of these students, 23,597 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Northern Arizona University is the largest physics school in Flagstaff, based on student population. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated approximately 9 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a physics degree in Flagstaff. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,755 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Flagstaff physics schools was an average of $30,981 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $916 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,872 per year, on average, for room and board at Flagstaff-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,892.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Flagstaff, your job prospects are average. The number of physicists in Flagstaff is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.