Rock Island has a general population of 39,684 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,472 of Rock Island's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Rock Island's largest physics school is Augustana College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Physics program at Augustana College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Rock Island's physics schools. In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Rock Island was $31,326 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,503.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rock Island, your job prospects are average. Rock Island'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.