Rexburg has a total population of 17,257 and a student population of 15,173. Of these students, 14,944 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Brigham Young University-Idaho is the largest physics school in Rexburg, based on student population. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Rexburg's physics schools. In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Rexburg was $3,580 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,152 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rexburg-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
If you plan on staying in Rexburg after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Rexburg, which is the most popular physics profession, are good. There were 70 physicists working in Idaho and 60 working in the greater Rexburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of physicists in Rexburg will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Rexburg is $109,550 per year, which is the same as the average for physicists state-wide.