There are 2 physics schools in Tacoma, Washington. With an overall population of 193,556 and a student population of 22,872, approximately 6,460 of Tacoma students attend one of Tacoma's schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Tacoma, by student population, is University of Puget Sound. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Physics program at University of Puget Sound.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a physics degree in Tacoma. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,867 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $986 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Tacoma. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,015 per year, on average, for room and board at Tacoma-based physics schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,607.
After graduating with your credentials in physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Tacoma, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of physicists in Tacoma will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
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