With an overall population of 54,069 and a student population of 11,241, approximately 10,820 of Wayne students attend one of Wayne's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Wayne, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is William Paterson University of New Jersey. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Chemistry program at William Paterson University of New Jersey.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Wayne's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Wayne's chemistry schools was $24,668 per year for instate students and $31,422 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wayne-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
If you plan on staying in Wayne after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Wayne, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,300 chemists in New Jersey, 2,510 were working in the greater Wayne area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Wayne 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 Wayne is $78,360 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.