Torrance has a total population of 137,946 and a student population of 28,351. Of these students, 27,237 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
El Camino Community College District is the largest chemistry school in Torrance, based on student population. In 2010, El Camino Community College District graduated approximately 4 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Torrance's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $794 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Torrance.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Torrance, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,900 chemists working in California and 2,130 working in the greater Torrance area in 2010. Torrance'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Torrance is $64,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.