There are 2 chemistry schools in Jersey City, New Jersey. With an overall population of 240,055 and a student population of 21,515, approximately 11,521 of Jersey City students attend one of Jersey City's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Jersey City, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is New Jersey City University. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from New Jersey City University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Jersey City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,079 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jersey City chemistry schools was an average of $35,718 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,394 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Jersey City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,948 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $22,760.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jersey City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 chemists in New Jersey were working in the greater Jersey City area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Jersey City will decrease by -11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Jersey City is $78,360 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.
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