Evanston has a total population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444. Of these students, 19,853 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Evanston, the largest physics school, by student population, is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 14 students from its physics program.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in physics from physics schools in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to attend a physics school in Evanston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,463.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you decide to work as a physicist in Evanston, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,060 physicists in Illinois. Of these physicists, 2,580 were working in the greater Evanston area. The number of physicists in Evanston is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.