If you decide that you want to get a chemistry degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 chemistry schools in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Kalamazoo has a total population of 77,145 and a student population of 38,972. Of these students, 37,959 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Kalamazoo's largest chemistry school is Kalamazoo College. In 2010, Kalamazoo College graduated approximately 27 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 56 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Kalamazoo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,580 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kalamazoo chemistry schools was an average of $37,140 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,016 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Kalamazoo-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,169.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Kalamazoo, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,940 chemists working in Michigan and 160 working in the greater Kalamazoo area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 1% in Kalamazoo. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Kalamazoo is $39,690 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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