Oklahoma City has a general population of 506,132 and an overall student population of 46,041. Approximately 3,829 of Oklahoma City's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Oklahoma City, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Oklahoma City University. In 2010, Oklahoma City University graduated approximately 7 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Oklahoma City in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Oklahoma City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,950.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Oklahoma City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Oklahoma City-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Oklahoma City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 360 chemists in Oklahoma. Of these chemists, 120 were working in the greater Oklahoma City area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 10% in Oklahoma City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Oklahoma City is $51,400 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.