Potsdam, New York has 2 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. Potsdam has a general population of 9,425 and an overall student population of 7,486. Approximately 7,486 of Potsdam's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Potsdam, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Clarkson University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Clarkson University.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Potsdam's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Potsdam's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $32,847 per year in instate tuition and $36,797 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,344 per year, on average, for room and board at Potsdam-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,724.
If you plan on staying in Potsdam after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Potsdam, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of chemists in Potsdam will decrease by -10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.