Lewiston has a general population of 30,904 and an overall student population of 4,292. Approximately 4,200 of Lewiston's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Lewiston, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 3 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Lewiston. If you decide to attend one of Lewiston's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in instate tuition and $26,076 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,520 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Lewiston. And if you live on campus at one of the Lewiston-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
If you plan on staying in Lewiston after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Lewiston, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are good. The number of chemists in Lewiston is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.