With an overall population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828, approximately 5,781 of Camden students attend one of Camden's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Camden, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Rutgers University-Camden. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Rutgers University-Camden with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Camden in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Camden chemistry schools was an average of $35,894 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you plan on staying in Camden after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Camden, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,300 chemists in New Jersey. Of these chemists, 270 were working in the greater Camden area. Camden's chemist workforce is projected to decrease by -11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Camden, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,550 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.