San Marcos has a general population of 34,733 and an overall student population of 30,803. Approximately 30,803 of San Marcos's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
San Marcos's largest physics school is Texas State University-San Marcos. In 2010, Texas State University-San Marcos graduated approximately 21 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a physics degree from one of San Marcos's physics schools. If you decide to attend one of San Marcos's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,148 per year in instate tuition and $24,796 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,392 per year, on average, for room and board at San Marcos-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,278.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in San Marcos, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of physicists in San Marcos will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.