Charleston has a total population of 21,039 and a student population of 11,966. Of these students, 11,966 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Charleston's largest physics school is Eastern Illinois University. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Illinois University with credentials in physics.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in physics in Charleston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Charleston's physics schools was $19,877 per year for instate students and $34,217 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $120 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,078 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a physicist in Charleston, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 8% in Charleston. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.