With an overall population of 8,032 and a student population of 1,742, approximately 1,742 of Collegeville students attend one of Collegeville's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Ursinus College is the largest chemistry school in Collegeville, based on student population. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Ursinus College with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Collegeville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,670 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Collegeville-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $9,250 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $44,370.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Collegeville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,050 chemists in Pennsylvania, 2,330 were working in the greater Collegeville area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Collegeville will 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 Collegeville is $71,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.