If you are interested in pursuing physics, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 physics schools in Potsdam, New York. With an overall population of 9,425 and a student population of 7,486, approximately 7,486 of Potsdam students attend one of Potsdam's schools that offer physics programs.
Potsdam's largest physics school is Clarkson University. In 2010, Clarkson University graduated approximately 14 students from its physics program.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in physics in Potsdam in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Potsdam's physics schools was $32,847 per year for instate students and $36,797 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,344 per year, on average, for room and board at Potsdam-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,724.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Potsdam, your job prospects are not very good. The number of physicists in Potsdam is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.