Aurora has a general population of 720 and an overall student population of 568. Approximately 568 of Aurora's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Aurora, by student population, is Wells College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Wells College.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Aurora in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Aurora was $29,680 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Aurora. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Aurora-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,080.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Aurora, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 chemists in New York were working in the greater Aurora area. Aurora's chemist workforce is projected to decrease by -9% 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 Aurora is $36,590 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.