Georgetown has a general population of 28,339 and an overall student population of 1,301. Approximately 1,301 of Georgetown's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Georgetown, by student population, is Southwestern University. In 2010, Southwestern University graduated approximately 5 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Georgetown's physics schools. In 2009 tuition at physics schools in Georgetown was $30,220 per year, on average.
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 $9,310 per year, on average, for room and board at Georgetown-based physics schools. 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 Georgetown, your job prospects are good. Georgetown's physicist workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.