With an overall population of 48,715 and a student population of 29,104, approximately 28,916 of Chapel Hill students attend one of Chapel Hill's schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Chapel Hill, the largest physics school, by student population, is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with credentials in physics.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in physics in Chapel Hill in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Chapel Hill's physics schools was $17,851 per year for instate students and $35,739 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,753.
If you decide to work as a physicist in Chapel Hill, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 470 physicists in North Carolina, 50 were working in the greater Chapel Hill area. The government projects that the number of physicists in Chapel Hill will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.