Valparaiso has a general population of 27,428 and an overall student population of 4,144. Approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest chemistry school in Valparaiso, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Valparaiso University.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Valparaiso in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Valparaiso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,320.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Valparaiso. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
If you plan on staying in Valparaiso after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Valparaiso, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,810 chemists in Indiana, 170 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. The number of chemists in Valparaiso is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Valparaiso, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.
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