With an overall population of 17,639 and a student population of 15,316, approximately 15,151 of Hammond students attend one of Hammond's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Southeastern Louisiana University is the largest chemistry school in Hammond, based on student population. In 2010, Southeastern Louisiana University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Hammond in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,448 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hammond chemistry schools was an average of $21,704 per year in 2009.
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 Hammond. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,528.
If you plan on staying in Hammond after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Hammond, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are average. The government projects that the number of chemists in Hammond will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.