Augusta has a total population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781. Of these students, 7,061 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Augusta, the largest physics school, by student population, is Augusta State University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Augusta State University with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Augusta's physics schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,530 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Augusta physics schools was an average of $26,818 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,250 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,930.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Augusta, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of physicists in Augusta will increase by 36% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.