With an overall population of 83,680 and a student population of 24,983, approximately 2,093 of Whittier students attend one of Whittier's schools that offer physics programs.
Whittier College is the largest physics school in Whittier, based on student population. In 2010, Whittier College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in physics.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $34,228 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Whittier-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $9,704 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,006.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Whittier, your job prospects are good. There were 1,900 physicists working in California and 1,000 working in the greater Whittier area in 2010. The number of physicists in Whittier is expected 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 Whittier is $85,470 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physicists.