Cocoa has a general population of 16,412 and an overall student population of 17,853. Approximately 17,853 of Cocoa's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Cocoa, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Brevard Community College. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Brevard Community College.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Cocoa. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Cocoa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,148.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Cocoa.
If you plan on staying in Cocoa after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Cocoa, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,150 chemists in Florida, 60 were working in the greater Cocoa area. The number of chemists in Cocoa is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Cocoa is $78,910 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.