With an overall population of 136,924 and a student population of 16,514, approximately 2,838 of Salem students attend one of Salem's schools that offer physics programs.
Willamette University is the largest physics school in Salem, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Willamette University with credentials in physics.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in physics in Salem in 2010. If you decide to attend a physics school in Salem, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,610.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $920 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Salem-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $8,550 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a physicist in Salem, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of physicists in Salem will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.