Galesburg has a general population of 33,706 and an overall student population of 4,068. Approximately 1,407 of Galesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Galesburg's largest physics school is Knox College. In 2010, Knox College graduated approximately 5 students from its physics program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in physics from physics schools in Galesburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a physics school in Galesburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,911.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,164 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Galesburg, your job prospects are average. Galesburg'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.