Montclair has a total population of 38,977 and a student population of 18,361. Of these students, 18,171 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Montclair, by student population, is Montclair State University. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Montclair State University with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Montclair in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Montclair's chemistry schools was $25,774 per year for instate students and $33,785 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Montclair-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,838 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,936.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Montclair, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,300 chemists working in New Jersey and 2,300 working in the greater Montclair area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -11% in Montclair. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Montclair is $77,540 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.