Trenton, New Jersey has 2 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. Trenton has a total population of 85,403 and a student population of 31,885. Of these students, 13,016 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The College of New Jersey is the largest chemistry school in Trenton, based on student population. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from The College of New Jersey with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Trenton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Trenton's chemistry schools was $34,749 per year for instate students and $39,092 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,358 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,060.
If you plan on staying in Trenton after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Trenton, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 36 chemists in New Jersey were working in the greater Trenton area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Trenton will decrease by -11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Trenton is $77,650 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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