Bloomsburg has a general population of 12,375 and an overall student population of 9,512. Approximately 9,512 of Bloomsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is the largest chemistry school in Bloomsburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Bloomsburg's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomsburg's chemistry schools was $19,400 per year for instate students and $27,836 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bloomsburg-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,588 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomsburg after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Bloomsburg, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 84 chemists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Bloomsburg area. Bloomsburg's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Bloomsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.