Moscow has a general population of 21,291 and an overall student population of 12,175. Approximately 11,957 of Moscow's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Moscow's largest chemistry school is University of Idaho. In 2010, University of Idaho graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Moscow's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Moscow's chemistry schools was $18,480 per year for instate students and $28,560 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,474 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Moscow-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,242 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,238.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Moscow, your job prospects are good. There were 150 chemists working in Idaho and 50 working in the greater Moscow area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 14% in Moscow. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Moscow is $27,550 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.