Saratoga Springs has a total population of 26,186 and a student population of 17,195. Of these students, 2,727 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Saratoga Springs, by student population, is Skidmore College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Physics program at Skidmore College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Saratoga Springs's physics schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $40,420 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,304 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,776 per year, on average, for room and board at Saratoga Springs-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Saratoga Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 630 physicists in New York. Of these physicists, 40 were working in the greater Saratoga Springs area. The number of physicists in Saratoga Springs is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.