With an overall population of 83,048 and a student population of 10,770, approximately 10,133 of Hammond students attend one of Hammond's schools that offer physics programs.
Hammond's largest physics school is Purdue University-Calumet Campus. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Purdue University-Calumet Campus with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Hammond's physics schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,585 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hammond physics schools was an average of $24,872 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,125 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,545.
If you decide to work as a physicist in Hammond, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of physicists in Hammond will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.