Gainesville has a total population of 95,447 and a student population of 66,405. Of these students, 50,691 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Gainesville, the largest physics school, by student population, is University of Florida. Approximately 53 students graduated in 2010 from University of Florida with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 53 students graduated with a physics degree in Gainesville. If you decide to attend one of Gainesville's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,183 per year in instate tuition and $35,554 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,683.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 15% in Gainesville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.