Mankato has a general population of 32,427 and an overall student population of 19,692. Approximately 14,955 of Mankato's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Mankato, by student population, is Minnesota State University-Mankato. In 2010, Minnesota State University-Mankato graduated approximately 3 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a physics degree in Mankato. Tuition in 2009 at Mankato's physics schools was $15,601 per year for instate students and $22,033 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $856 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Mankato. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,322 per year, on average, for room and board at Mankato-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mankato, your job prospects are good. Mankato's physicist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.