Cedar Falls has a total population of 36,145 and a student population of 14,191. Of these students, 13,303 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Cedar Falls, by student population, is University of Northern Iowa. In 2010, University of Northern Iowa graduated approximately 8 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Cedar Falls. If you decide to attend one of Cedar Falls's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,077 per year in instate tuition and $26,341 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cedar Falls-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Cedar Falls, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 7% in Cedar Falls. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.