With an overall population of 5,294 and a student population of 1,011, approximately 1,011 of Rensselaer students attend one of Rensselaer's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Saint Josephs College is the largest chemistry school in Rensselaer, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Saint Josephs College.
If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Rensselaer, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,530.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Rensselaer, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,810 chemists in Indiana, 170 were working in the greater Rensselaer area. The number of chemists in Rensselaer is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Rensselaer is $59,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.