New Britain has a total population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639. Of these students, 12,461 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in New Britain, by student population, is Central Connecticut State University. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Central Connecticut State University.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in New Britain in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Britain's chemistry schools was $20,442 per year for instate students and $30,036 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in New Britain. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in New Britain, your job prospects are not very good. There were 940 chemists working in Connecticut and 420 working in the greater New Britain area in 2010. The number of chemists in New Britain is expected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in New Britain is $49,960 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.