Hayward has a total population of 140,030 and a student population of 32,761. Of these students, 14,749 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Hayward, by student population, is California State University-East Bay. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-East Bay with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Hayward's physics schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,931 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hayward physics schools was an average of $32,091 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,734 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,218 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,992.
If you decide to work as a physicist in Hayward, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,900 physicists in California. Of these physicists, 140 were working in the greater Hayward area. Hayward's physicist workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.