Binghamton has a total population of 47,380 and a student population of 21,906. Of these students, 14,709 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Binghamton, by student population, is SUNY at Binghamton. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Physics program at SUNY at Binghamton.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a physics degree in Binghamton. Tuition in 2009 at Binghamton's physics schools was $19,175 per year for instate students and $27,075 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Binghamton-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Binghamton, your job prospects are not very good. The number of physicists in Binghamton is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.