With an overall population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450, approximately 21,184 of Normal students attend one of Normal's schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Normal, the largest physics school, by student population, is Illinois State University. In 2010, Illinois State University graduated approximately 17 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Normal's physics schools. If you decide to attend one of Normal's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,751 per year in instate tuition and $28,781 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,084 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board at Normal-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Normal, your job prospects are average. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 8% in Normal. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.