Chester has a total population of 36,854 and a student population of 4,814. Of these students, 4,814 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Chester, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Widener University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Widener University-Main Campus.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Chester. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,840 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 chemists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Chester area. The number of chemists in Chester is expected to increase by 3% 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 Chester is $71,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.