Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has 3 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 20,249 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Lehigh University is the largest chemistry school in Bethlehem, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Lehigh University.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Bethlehem. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,438 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bethlehem chemistry schools was an average of $38,558 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,083 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,596 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,814.
If you plan on staying in Bethlehem after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Bethlehem, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. There were 4,600 chemists working in Pennsylvania and 350 working in the greater Bethlehem area in 2010. The number of chemists in Bethlehem is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Bethlehem is $60,500 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.
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