Ashland has a general population of 19,522 and an overall student population of 5,104. Approximately 5,104 of Ashland's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Ashland's largest physics school is Southern Oregon University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Physics program at Southern Oregon University.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a physics degree in Ashland. Tuition in 2009 at Ashland's physics schools was $19,806 per year for instate students and $33,468 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Ashland. And if you live on campus at one of the Ashland-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $8,454 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Ashland, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 15% in Ashland. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.