There are 3 chemistry schools in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara has a total population of 92,325 and a student population of 45,357. Of these students, 43,911 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
University of California-Santa Barbara is the largest chemistry school in Santa Barbara, based on student population. Approximately 53 students graduated in 2010 from University of California-Santa Barbara with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Santa Barbara's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Santa Barbara's chemistry schools was $37,717 per year for instate students and $49,051 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,534 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Santa Barbara-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $11,657 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,639.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Santa Barbara, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 70 chemists in California were working in the greater Santa Barbara area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Santa Barbara will 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 Santa Barbara is $81,870 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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