Pullman has a general population of 24,675 and an overall student population of 26,101. Approximately 26,101 of Pullman's students are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Pullman, by student population, is Washington State University. In 2010, Washington State University graduated approximately 23 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a physics degree from one of Pullman's physics schools. If you decide to attend one of Pullman's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,373 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $936 for physics related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board at Pullman-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Pullman, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 15% in Pullman. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.