Middletown has a total population of 43,167 and a student population of 6,062. Of these students, 3,148 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Wesleyan University is the largest chemistry school in Middletown, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 30 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Wesleyan University.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Middletown's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Middletown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,092.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,333 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Middletown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,040 per year, on average, for room and board at Middletown-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Middletown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 940 chemists in Connecticut. Of these chemists, 420 were working in the greater Middletown area. The number of chemists in Middletown is expected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Middletown, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.