With an overall population of 12,575 and a student population of 7,733, approximately 7,733 of Malibu students attend one of Malibu's schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Malibu, the largest physics school, by student population, is Pepperdine University. In 2010, Pepperdine University graduated approximately 2 students from its physics program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in physics in Malibu in 2010. In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Malibu was $37,850 per year, on average.
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 Malibu. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,980 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Malibu after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Malibu, which is the most popular physics profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 physicists in California were working in the greater Malibu area. The number of physicists in Malibu is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Malibu is $85,470 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physicists.