Saint Joseph's largest chemistry school is Missouri Western State University. In 2010, Missouri Western State University graduated approximately 6 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Saint Joseph in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,982 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Saint Joseph chemistry schools was an average of $20,284 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Saint Joseph-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,370 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Saint Joseph, your job prospects are not very good. The number of chemists in Saint Joseph is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.