With an overall population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450, approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights students attend one of Palos Heights's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Palos Heights's largest chemistry school is Trinity Christian College. In 2010, Trinity Christian College graduated approximately 2 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Palos Heights's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Palos Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,959.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Palos Heights-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palos Heights, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 chemists in Illinois were working in the greater Palos Heights area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Palos Heights will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Palos Heights, 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.