Ypsilanti has a total population of 22,362 and a student population of 22,893. Of these students, 22,893 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Ypsilanti, by student population, is Eastern Michigan University. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Michigan University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Ypsilanti's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,114 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ypsilanti chemistry schools was an average of $33,019 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Ypsilanti. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you plan on staying in Ypsilanti after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Ypsilanti, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. There were 2,680 chemists working in Michigan and 380 working in the greater Ypsilanti area in 2010. The number of chemists in Ypsilanti is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Ypsilanti is $59,070 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.