With an overall population of 26,263 and a student population of 2,406, approximately 2,406 of Easton students attend one of Easton's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Easton, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Lafayette College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Lafayette College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Easton's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,490 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, you will face an additional expense of $11,799 per year, on average, for room and board at Easton-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Easton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,600 chemists working in Pennsylvania and 350 working in the greater Easton area in 2010. The number of chemists in Easton is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Easton is $60,500 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.