Westminster has a total population of 16,731 and a student population of 7,520. Of these students, 3,607 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Westminster's largest chemistry school is McDaniel College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from McDaniel College with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Westminster. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Westminster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,000.
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 Westminster. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,820 per year, on average, for room and board at Westminster-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Westminster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,490 chemists in Maryland, 1,360 were working in the greater Westminster area. The number of chemists in Westminster 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 Westminster is $77,360 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.