With an overall population of 137,893 and a student population of 35,690, approximately 22,335 of Eugene students attend one of Eugene's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Eugene, by student population, is University of Oregon. Approximately 66 students graduated in 2010 from University of Oregon with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Eugene in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,831 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Eugene chemistry schools was an average of $36,121 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Eugene. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,939 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,892.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Eugene, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 chemists in Oregon were working in the greater Eugene area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Eugene will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Eugene is $56,370 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.