University of California-San Diego is the largest chemistry school in La Jolla, based on student population. In 2010, University of California-San Diego graduated approximately 155 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 244 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of La Jolla's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of La Jolla's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,940 per year in instate tuition and $47,609 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,560 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,057 per year, on average, for room and board at La Jolla-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,346.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Jolla, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 6% in La Jolla. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.