Prescott has a total population of 33,938 and a student population of 11,158. Of these students, 1,672 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Prescott, by student population, is Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Prescott's physics schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,274 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Prescott. And if you live on campus at one of the Prescott-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $8,212 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Prescott, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 10% in Prescott. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.