Corvallis has a general population of 49,322 and an overall student population of 22,012. Approximately 21,950 of Corvallis's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Oregon State University is the largest chemistry school in Corvallis, based on student population. In 2010, Oregon State University graduated approximately 48 students with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 48 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Corvallis in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Corvallis's chemistry schools was $19,133 per year for instate students and $32,057 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,603 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,352 per year, on average, for room and board at Corvallis-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,781.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Corvallis, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 chemists in Oregon were working in the greater Corvallis area. The number of chemists in Corvallis is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.