If you decide that you want to get a chemistry degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 chemistry schools in Ithaca, New York. With an overall population of 29,287 and a student population of 27,527, approximately 27,527 of Ithaca students attend one of Ithaca's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Ithaca, by student population, is Cornell University. In 2010, Cornell University graduated approximately 102 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 107 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Ithaca in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Ithaca was $35,007 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $980 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,970 per year, on average, for room and board at Ithaca-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,254.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Ithaca, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,190 chemists in New York, 70 were working in the greater Ithaca area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -10% in Ithaca. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Ithaca is $57,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.