Oswego has a general population of 17,954 and an overall student population of 8,119. Approximately 8,119 of Oswego's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Oswego's largest chemistry school is SUNY College at Oswego. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Chemistry program at SUNY College at Oswego.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Oswego in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,226 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Oswego chemistry schools was an average of $27,126 per year in 2009.
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 Oswego. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Oswego-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,656.
If you plan on staying in Oswego after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Oswego, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 chemists in New York were working in the greater Oswego area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Oswego will decrease by -9% 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 Oswego is $37,440 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.