With an overall population of 69,291 and a student population of 48,301, approximately 42,347 of Bloomington students attend one of Bloomington's schools that offer physics programs.
Indiana University-Bloomington is the largest physics school in Bloomington, based on student population. In 2010, Indiana University-Bloomington graduated approximately 36 students from its physics program.
A reported 36 students graduated with credentials in physics in Bloomington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomington's physics schools was $20,099 per year for instate students and $37,646 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $792 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Bloomington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,546 per year, on average, for room and board at Bloomington-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 Bloomington, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of physicists in Bloomington will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.