With an overall population of 114,024 and a student population of 57,615, approximately 41,674 of Ann Arbor students attend one of Ann Arbor's schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Ann Arbor, the largest physics school, by student population, is University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. In 2010, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor graduated approximately 67 students with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 106 students graduated with a physics degree in Ann Arbor. Tuition in 2009 at Ann Arbor's physics schools was $23,721 per year for instate students and $46,999 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,048 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,914 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $16,547.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Ann Arbor, your job prospects are not very good. There were 270 physicists working in Michigan and 90 working in the greater Ann Arbor area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 7% in Ann Arbor. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
As a physicist in Ann Arbor, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,550 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physicists in the state.