West Long Branch has a total population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499. Of these students, 6,499 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in West Long Branch, by student population, is Monmouth University. In 2010, Monmouth University graduated approximately 10 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in West Long Branch in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in West Long Branch, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,014.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board at West Long Branch-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,300 chemists in New Jersey. Of these chemists, 1,970 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The number of chemists in West Long Branch is expected to decrease by -11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in West Long Branch is $69,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.