Ann Arbor has a total population of 114,024 and a student population of 57,615. Of these students, 41,674 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Ann Arbor, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. In 2010, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor graduated approximately 71 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Ann Arbor's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Ann Arbor's chemistry schools was $23,721 per year for instate students and $46,999 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,048 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Ann Arbor. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,914 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $16,547.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Ann Arbor, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 chemists in Michigan were working in the greater Ann Arbor area. The number of chemists in Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor is $59,070 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.