With an overall population of 78,296 and a student population of 7,938, approximately 4,488 of Southfield students attend one of Southfield's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Southfield, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Lawrence Technological University. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Lawrence Technological University.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Southfield in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Southfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,008.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,319 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,353 per year, on average, for room and board at Southfield-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,185.
If you plan on staying in Southfield after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Southfield, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 chemists in Michigan were working in the greater Southfield area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Southfield will 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 Southfield is $67,170 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.