Torrance has a total population of 137,946 and a student population of 28,351. Of these students, 27,237 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Torrance, the largest physics school, by student population, is El Camino Community College District. In 2010, El Camino Community College District graduated approximately 5 students from its physics program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in physics from physics schools in Torrance in 2010. In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Torrance was $794 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for physics related books and supplies each year.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Torrance, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 physicists in California were working in the greater Torrance area. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 15% in Torrance. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
As a physicist in Torrance, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physicists in the state.