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Chemistry Schools in West Lafayette, Indiana

Chemistry Schools in West Lafayette, IN

West Lafayette has a total population of 28,778 and a student population of 41,052. Of these students, 41,052 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.

The largest chemistry school in West Lafayette, by student population, is Purdue University-Main Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 121 students with credentials in chemistry.

A reported 121 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in West Lafayette in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,638 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all West Lafayette chemistry schools was an average of $37,118 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,220 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.

Chemistry Salaries and Career Outlook in West Lafayette

After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in West Lafayette, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 chemists in Indiana were working in the greater West Lafayette area. The government projects that the number of chemists in West Lafayette will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.

As a chemist in West Lafayette, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,360 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Chemistry Degree in West Lafayette
  • Associates Degree in Chemistry
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry
  • Chemistry Classes
  • Chemistry Courses
  • Chemistry Training

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  1. 1Purdue University-Main Campus

    Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate