There are 2 physics schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids has a general population of 197,800 and an overall student population of 38,883. Approximately 21,036 of Grand Rapids's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 2 physics schools in Grand Rapids, the largest physics school, by student population, is Calvin College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Calvin College with credentials in physics.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in physics in Grand Rapids in 2010. If you decide to attend a physics school in Grand Rapids, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,171.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,252 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,275 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,222.
If you plan on staying in Grand Rapids after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Grand Rapids, which is the most popular physics profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of physicists in Grand Rapids will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
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