Allendale has a total population of 11,555 and a student population of 24,408. Of these students, 24,408 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Allendale's largest chemistry school is Grand Valley State University. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Grand Valley State University with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Allendale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Allendale's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in instate tuition and $23,794 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Allendale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Allendale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,680 chemists in Michigan. Of these chemists, 50 were working in the greater Allendale area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 3% in Allendale. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Allendale is $44,200 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.