Of the 1 chemistry schools in Fairfield, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Fairfield University. In 2010, Fairfield University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Fairfield. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,490 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairfield-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,790.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fairfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 940 chemists in Connecticut. Of these chemists, 410 were working in the greater Fairfield area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Fairfield will decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.