Malibu has a general population of 12,575 and an overall student population of 7,733. Approximately 7,733 of Malibu's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Pepperdine University is the largest chemistry school in Malibu, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Pepperdine University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Malibu. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Malibu, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,850.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Malibu. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,980 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Malibu, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,900 chemists in California. Of these chemists, 2,130 were working in the greater Malibu area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Malibu will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Malibu, 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.