Douglas has a general population of 14,312 and an overall student population of 4,739. Approximately 4,739 of Douglas's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Douglas, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Cochise College. In 2010, Cochise College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in chemistry.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,543 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Douglas chemistry schools was an average of $14,870 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Douglas. And if you live on campus at one of the Douglas-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $4,530 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,648.
If you plan on staying in Douglas after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Douglas, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,050 chemists in Arizona. Of these chemists, 290 were working in the greater Douglas area. Douglas's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Douglas is $40,150 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.