Greeley has a total population of 76,930 and a student population of 18,280. Of these students, 12,711 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Greeley, by student population, is University of Northern Colorado. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from University of Northern Colorado with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Greeley in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Greeley's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,475 per year in instate tuition and $27,523 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,370 per year, on average, for room and board at Greeley-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,105.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Greeley, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,330 chemists working in Colorado and 60 working in the greater Greeley area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chemists in Greeley will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Greeley is $37,530 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.