Ypsilanti has a general population of 22,362 and an overall student population of 22,893. Approximately 22,893 of Ypsilanti's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Ypsilanti's largest physics school is Eastern Michigan University. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Physics program at Eastern Michigan University.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in physics from physics schools in Ypsilanti in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ypsilanti's physics schools was $19,114 per year for instate students and $33,019 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Ypsilanti. And if you live on campus at one of the Ypsilanti-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you plan on staying in Ypsilanti after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Ypsilanti, which is the most popular physics profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 physicists in Michigan were working in the greater Ypsilanti area. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 7% in Ypsilanti. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Ypsilanti is $85,550 per year, which is lower than the average for physicists state-wide.