Riverside, California has 2 physics schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in physics. With an overall population of 255,166 and a student population of 62,289, approximately 21,241 of Riverside students attend one of Riverside's schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 2 physics schools in Riverside, the largest physics school, by student population, is University of California-Riverside. In 2010, University of California-Riverside graduated approximately 26 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Riverside's physics schools. If you decide to attend one of Riverside's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $30,737 per year in instate tuition and $42,072 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,691 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,982 per year, on average, for room and board at Riverside-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,016.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Riverside, your job prospects are good. The number of physicists in Riverside is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
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