South Orange has a general population of 16,964 and an overall student population of 9,616. Approximately 9,616 of South Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Seton Hall University is the largest chemistry school in South Orange, based on student population. In 2010, Seton Hall University graduated approximately 21 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in South Orange in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,470 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the South Orange-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
If you decide to work as a chemist in South Orange, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,300 chemists in New Jersey, 2,300 were working in the greater South Orange area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -11% in South Orange. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in South Orange is $77,540 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.