Stillwater has a general population of 39,065 and an overall student population of 23,639. Approximately 23,033 of Stillwater's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Stillwater, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 16 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Stillwater in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Stillwater's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,082 per year in instate tuition and $29,436 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $980 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,402 per year, on average, for room and board at Stillwater-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home 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 Stillwater, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 chemists in Oklahoma were working in the greater Stillwater area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Stillwater will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Stillwater is $39,210 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.