Cortland has a total population of 18,740 and a student population of 7,322. Of these students, 7,322 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Cortland's largest chemistry school is SUNY College at Cortland. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College at Cortland with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Cortland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,575 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cortland chemistry schools was an average of $27,475 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Cortland-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Cortland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,900 chemists in New York. Of these chemists, 190 were working in the greater Cortland area. Cortland'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.
As a chemist in Cortland, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.