Frederick has a general population of 52,767 and an overall student population of 9,200. Approximately 2,493 of Frederick's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Frederick's largest chemistry school is Hood College. In 2010, Hood College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Frederick's chemistry schools. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Frederick was $28,170 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,440 per year, on average, for room and board at Frederick-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Frederick, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,490 chemists in Maryland, 1,670 were working in the greater Frederick area. The number of chemists in Frederick is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Frederick is $112,760 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.