With an overall population of 57,077 and a student population of 3,953, approximately 3,862 of Camarillo students attend one of Camarillo's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Camarillo, by student population, is California State University-Channel Islands. In 2010, California State University-Channel Islands graduated approximately 12 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Camarillo's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Camarillo's chemistry schools was $21,299 per year for instate students and $32,459 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Camarillo-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,719.
If you plan on staying in Camarillo after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Camarillo, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,900 chemists in California, 300 were working in the greater Camarillo area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Camarillo will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Camarillo is $83,190 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.