Stanford has a general population of 13,315 and an overall student population of 18,498. Approximately 18,498 of Stanford's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Stanford, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Stanford University. In 2010, Stanford University graduated approximately 55 students with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 55 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Stanford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,676 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,485 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,463 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Stanford after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Stanford, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 chemists in California were working in the greater Stanford area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Stanford will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Stanford, 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.