Chula Vista has a total population of 173,556 and a student population of 22,493. Of these students, 21,597 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Southwestern College is the largest chemistry school in Chula Vista, based on student population. In 2010, Southwestern College graduated approximately 3 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Chula Vista. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Chula Vista was $772 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Chula Vista.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chula Vista, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,900 chemists working in California and 2,200 working in the greater Chula Vista area in 2010. Chula Vista's chemist workforce is projected to 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 Chula Vista is $89,300 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.