Latrobe has a total population of 8,994 and a student population of 2,066. Of these students, 1,984 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Latrobe, by student population, is Saint Vincent College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Saint Vincent College with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Latrobe. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Latrobe was $26,591 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Latrobe. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,184 per year, on average, for room and board at Latrobe-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Latrobe, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,600 chemists working in Pennsylvania and 790 working in the greater Latrobe area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 2% in Latrobe. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Latrobe, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,380 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.