Kutztown has a total population of 5,067 and a student population of 10,634. Of these students, 10,634 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is the largest chemistry school in Kutztown, based on student population. In 2010, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 11 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Kutztown. If you decide to attend one of Kutztown's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,795 per year in instate tuition and $27,231 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,698 per year, on average, for room and board at Kutztown-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kutztown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,600 chemists in Pennsylvania. Of these chemists, 80 were working in the greater Kutztown area. Kutztown's chemist workforce is projected 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 Kutztown is $35,100 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.