New Brunswick has a total population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571. Of these students, 37,366 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick is the largest chemistry school in New Brunswick, based on student population. In 2010, Rutgers University-New Brunswick graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 50 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of New Brunswick's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of New Brunswick's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in instate tuition and $37,510 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,431 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in New Brunswick. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
If you decide to work as a chemist in New Brunswick, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,300 chemists in New Jersey, 1,970 were working in the greater New Brunswick area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -11% in New Brunswick. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in New Brunswick is $69,320 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.