Knoxville has a general population of 173,890 and an overall student population of 43,565. Approximately 29,934 of Knoxville's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Of the 1 physics schools in Knoxville, the largest physics school, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, The University of Tennessee graduated approximately 39 students from its physics program.
A total of 40 students graduated with credentials in physics from physics schools in Knoxville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Knoxville physics schools was an average of $36,098 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Knoxville-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Knoxville is $85,980 per year, which is lower than the average for physicists state-wide.