Macomb has a general population of 18,558 and an overall student population of 12,679. Approximately 12,679 of Macomb's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Western Illinois University is the largest chemistry school in Macomb, based on student population. In 2010, Western Illinois University graduated approximately 16 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Macomb. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,692 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Macomb chemistry schools was an average of $25,081 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Macomb-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,642 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Macomb is $59,700 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.