With an overall population of 56,348 and a student population of 5,789, approximately 2,175 of Lancaster students attend one of Lancaster's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Franklin and Marshall College is the largest chemistry school in Lancaster, based on student population. In 2010, Franklin and Marshall College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Lancaster in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,980 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,430 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 chemists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Lancaster area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 2% in Lancaster. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,270 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.