With an overall population of 21,153 and a student population of 5,847, approximately 5,847 of Romeoville students attend one of Romeoville's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Lewis University is the largest chemistry school in Romeoville, based on student population. In 2010, Lewis University graduated approximately 8 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Romeoville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,990 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Romeoville-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,890.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Romeoville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,130 chemists in Illinois, 1,650 were working in the greater Romeoville area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Romeoville will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Romeoville is $44,630 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.