Elmhurst has a total population of 42,762 and a student population of 3,363. Of these students, 3,363 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Elmhurst, the largest physics school, by student population, is Elmhurst College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Elmhurst College with credentials in physics.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in physics in Elmhurst in 2010. If you decide to attend a physics school in Elmhurst, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,330.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elmhurst-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
If you plan on staying in Elmhurst after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Elmhurst, which is the most popular physics profession, are average. In 2010, there were 3,060 physicists in Illinois. Of these physicists, 2,580 were working in the greater Elmhurst area. Elmhurst's physicist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.