Glassboro has a total population of 19,068 and a student population of 11,006. Of these students, 11,006 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Rowan University is the largest chemistry school in Glassboro, based on student population. In 2010, Rowan University graduated approximately 11 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Glassboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,592 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Glassboro chemistry schools was an average of $31,666 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Glassboro-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $9,958 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Glassboro after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Glassboro, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. There were 6,300 chemists working in New Jersey and 270 working in the greater Glassboro area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -11% in Glassboro. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Glassboro is $64,550 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.