With an overall population of 24,657 and a student population of 37,195, approximately 37,195 of College Park students attend one of College Park's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in College Park, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, University of Maryland-College Park graduated approximately 51 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 58 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in College Park in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at College Park's chemistry schools was $21,677 per year for instate students and $37,614 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,025 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in College Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in College Park, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 chemists in Maryland were working in the greater College Park area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 4% in College Park. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in College Park is $110,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.