There are schools offering physics courses in Idaho!
Schools Offering Physics Programs in Idaho
The top-ranked school in Idaho with a physics program is University of Idaho, which is located in Moscow. In 2010, it was ranked 34th nationwide. 14 students graduated with a degree in physics from University of Idaho in 2010. Tuition at University of Idaho was $5,402 per year.
Boise State University, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a physics program. It is located in Boise. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Boise State University physics program. Boise State University charged in-state students $5,300 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Idaho with a physics program is Brigham Young University-Idaho, which is located in Rexburg. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho physics program. The tuition rate at Brigham Young University-Idaho was $3,660 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Idaho's physics schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,566 per year, though tuition can range from $23,100 per year to $2,520 per year. In 2010, the physics schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Idaho were:
- Northwest Nazarene University - located in Nampa, students are charged $23,100 per year
- Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
- University of Idaho - located in Moscow, students are charged $5,402 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Idaho physics schools were charged at the following schools:
- College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
- Brigham Young University-Idaho - located in Rexburg, students are charged $3,660 per year
- Boise State University - located in Boise, students are charged $5,300 per year
A physics degree from an Idaho school... what next?
Most people who graduate from physics school in Idaho go on to work as a physicist. In 2010, there were 70 physicists working in Idaho. In Idaho, the largest numbers of physicists work in the following counties:
- Bear Lake County - 60 physicists
The government projects that the number of physicists in Idaho will grow by 25%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 80 physicists working in Idaho.
On average, physicists earn $121,040 per year. In 2010, however, some Idaho physicists earned as little as less than $78,630 per year or as much as more than $163,240 per year. The following counties in Idaho have the highest average salaries for physicists:
- Bear Lake County - $116,920 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Idaho statistics regarding a career in physics and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as chemical engineering or chemistry.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Physics in Idaho
- Bachelor's Degree in Physics in Idaho
- Master's Degree in Physics in Idaho
- Doctoral Degree in Physics in Idaho
Curious what studying Physics gets you?
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