Fort Collins has a total population of 118,652 and a student population of 30,029. Of these students, 28,902 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Fort Collins's largest physics school is Colorado State University. In 2010, Colorado State University graduated approximately 31 students with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Fort Collins's physics schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,054 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Collins physics schools was an average of $33,976 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,126 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,378 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Fort Collins after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Fort Collins, which is the most popular physics profession, are average. Fort Collins's physicist workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.