Pomona has a general population of 149,473 and an overall student population of 26,534. Approximately 22,273 of Pomona's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Pomona, the largest physics school, by student population, is California State Polytechnic University-Pomona. In 2010, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona graduated approximately 10 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a physics degree in Pomona. If you decide to attend one of Pomona's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,907 per year in instate tuition and $29,067 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,741 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,550.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Pomona, your job prospects are good. There were 1,900 physicists working in California and 1,000 working in the greater Pomona area in 2010. Pomona'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Pomona is $85,470 per year, which is higher than the average for physicists state-wide.