There are 2 physics schools in Macon, Georgia. Macon has a total population of 97,255 and a student population of 22,393. Of these students, 8,757 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Macon, by student population, is Mercer University. In 2010, Mercer University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in physics.
In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Macon was $23,520 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Macon-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $8,394 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,741.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Macon, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of physicists in Macon will increase by 36% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.