With an overall population of 12,327 and a student population of 3,957, approximately 3,957 of La Grande students attend one of La Grande's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in La Grande, by student population, is Eastern Oregon University. In 2010, Eastern Oregon University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a chemistry degree in La Grande. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,456 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the La Grande-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,875 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 La Grande, your job prospects are good. La Grande's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.