With an overall population of 29,843 and a student population of 12,893, approximately 12,893 of Saratoga students attend one of Saratoga's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Saratoga, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is West Valley College. In 2010, West Valley College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Saratoga's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $700 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,388 for chemistry related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Saratoga after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Saratoga, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,900 chemists in California. Of these chemists, 860 were working in the greater Saratoga area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Saratoga will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Saratoga, you can expect to make an average salary of $89,540 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.