With an overall population of 81,860 and a student population of 5,988, approximately 2,314 of Decatur students attend one of Decatur's schools that offer physics programs.
Decatur's largest physics school is Millikin University. In 2010, Millikin University graduated approximately 3 students from its physics program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in physics in Decatur in 2010. If you decide to attend a physics school in Decatur, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,445.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Decatur. And if you live on campus at one of the Decatur-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $7,866 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Decatur after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Decatur, which is the most popular physics profession, are average. Decatur's physicist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.