Colorado Springs, Colorado has 2 physics schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in physics. Colorado Springs has a total population of 360,890 and a student population of 30,513. Of these students, 11,765 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Colorado Springs, by student population, is University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Physics program at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a physics degree in Colorado Springs. If you decide to attend one of Colorado Springs's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,973 per year in instate tuition and $40,433 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,391 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,557 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,881.
If you plan on staying in Colorado Springs after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Colorado Springs, which is the most popular physics profession, are average. The number of physicists in Colorado Springs is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.