Carson has a general population of 89,730 and an overall student population of 14,667. Approximately 14,477 of Carson's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Carson, by student population, is California State University-Dominguez Hills. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Dominguez Hills with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Carson in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Carson's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,671 per year in instate tuition and $30,831 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carson-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,781.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 chemists in California were working in the greater Carson area. The number of chemists in Carson is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Carson, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.