Waco has a total population of 113,726 and a student population of 31,041. Of these students, 14,614 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Waco's largest physics school is Baylor University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Baylor University with credentials in physics.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Waco's physics schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,070 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,398 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waco-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $7,971 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 Waco, your job prospects are good. Waco'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.