Bloomington has a total population of 69,291 and a student population of 48,301. Of these students, 42,347 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Bloomington, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Indiana University-Bloomington. In 2010, Indiana University-Bloomington graduated approximately 102 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Bloomington. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomington's chemistry schools was $20,099 per year for instate students and $37,646 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $792 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Bloomington. And if you live on campus at one of the Bloomington-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,546 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Bloomington, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of chemists in Bloomington will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.