With an overall population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507, approximately 12,068 of Hempstead students attend one of Hempstead's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Hempstead, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Hofstra University. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Hofstra University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Hempstead. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Hempstead was $30,130 per year, on average.
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 at one of the Hempstead-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you plan on staying in Hempstead after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Hempstead, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 chemists in New York were working in the greater Hempstead area. Hempstead's chemist workforce is projected to decrease by -10% 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 Hempstead is $64,890 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.