With an overall population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,032, approximately 5,811 of Scranton students attend one of Scranton's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Scranton, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is University of Scranton. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from University of Scranton with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Scranton's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Scranton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,124.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
If you plan on staying in Scranton after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Scranton, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,600 chemists in Pennsylvania. Of these chemists, 70 were working in the greater Scranton area. The number of chemists in Scranton is expected to increase by 2% 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 Scranton is $37,290 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.