Des Moines has a general population of 198,682 and an overall student population of 11,849. Approximately 5,653 of Des Moines's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Des Moines's largest chemistry school is Drake University. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Drake University with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Des Moines in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Des Moines, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,622.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 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 Des Moines, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 7% in Des Moines. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.