Towson has a general population of 51,793 and an overall student population of 2,977. Approximately 2,279 of Towson's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Towson's largest chemistry school is Goucher College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Goucher College.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Towson in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Towson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,785.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Towson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,756 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,505.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Towson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,490 chemists in Maryland. Of these chemists, 1,360 were working in the greater Towson area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 4% in Towson. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Towson, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,360 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.