Evanston has a total population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444. Of these students, 19,853 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Northwestern University is the largest chemistry school in Evanston, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Northwestern University.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Evanston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,463.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,685 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Evanston. And if you live on campus at one of the Evanston-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Evanston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 chemists in Illinois were working in the greater Evanston area. The number of chemists in Evanston is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Evanston, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,630 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.