There are 3 chemistry schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids has a total population of 197,800 and a student population of 38,883. Of these students, 23,181 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Grand Rapids's largest chemistry school is Calvin College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Calvin College with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Grand Rapids. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Grand Rapids was $16,219 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,644 per year, on average, for room and board at Grand Rapids-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,222.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Grand Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,680 chemists in Michigan. Of these chemists, 160 were working in the greater Grand Rapids area. The number of chemists in Grand Rapids is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. 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 Grand Rapids is $49,210 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.
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