Boone has a total population of 13,472 and a student population of 16,968. Of these students, 16,968 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Appalachian State University is the largest physics school in Boone, based on student population. In 2010, Appalachian State University graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a physics degree in Boone. If you decide to attend one of Boone's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in instate tuition and $25,012 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Boone-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Boone after graduating from physics school, you should know that job prospects for physicists in Boone, which is the most popular physics profession, are good. Boone's physicist workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.