Rohnert Park has a general population of 42,236 and an overall student population of 8,546. Approximately 8,546 of Rohnert Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Rohnert Park's largest chemistry school is Sonoma State University. In 2010, Sonoma State University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Rohnert Park's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Rohnert Park's chemistry schools was $21,550 per year for instate students and $32,710 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,732 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,804 per year, on average, for room and board at Rohnert Park-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,408.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rohnert Park, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,900 chemists working in California and 120 working in the greater Rohnert Park area in 2010. Rohnert Park's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Rohnert Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,650 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.