With an overall population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178, approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park students attend one of Takoma Park's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Washington Adventist University is the largest chemistry school in Takoma Park, based on student population. In 2010, Washington Adventist University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in chemistry.
If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Takoma Park, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,480.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Takoma Park, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 chemists in Maryland were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The number of chemists in Takoma Park is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Takoma Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $112,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.