With an overall population of 26,186 and a student population of 17,195, approximately 2,727 of Saratoga Springs students attend one of Saratoga Springs's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Saratoga Springs, by student population, is Skidmore College. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Skidmore College.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Saratoga Springs in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Saratoga Springs was $40,420 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,304 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Saratoga Springs. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,776 per year, on average, for room and board at Saratoga Springs-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Saratoga Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 chemists in New York were working in the greater Saratoga Springs area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -9% in Saratoga Springs. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Saratoga Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,940 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.