Thousand Oaks has a total population of 117,005 and a student population of 3,714. Of these students, 3,714 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Thousand Oaks's largest chemistry school is California Lutheran University. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from California Lutheran University with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Thousand Oaks in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Thousand Oaks, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,230.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,450 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Thousand Oaks. And if you live on campus at one of the Thousand Oaks-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,440.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Thousand Oaks, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 35 chemists in California were working in the greater Thousand Oaks area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Thousand Oaks will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Thousand Oaks is $83,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.