Wooster has a general population of 24,811 and an overall student population of 2,558. Approximately 1,853 of Wooster's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Wooster, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is The College of Wooster. In 2010, The College of Wooster graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Wooster's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Wooster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,950.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wooster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 36 chemists in Ohio were working in the greater Wooster area. The number of chemists in Wooster is expected to decrease by -6% 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 Wooster is $33,960 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.