York has a total population of 40,862 and a student population of 10,303. Of these students, 5,564 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in York, by student population, is York College Pennsylvania. In 2010, York College Pennsylvania graduated approximately 20 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in York in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,460 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,080 per year, on average, for room and board at York-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,160.
If you decide to work as a chemist in York, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 84 chemists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater York area. The number of chemists in York 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 York is $44,780 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.