With an overall population of 22,469 and a student population of 4,587, approximately 4,587 of Bristol students attend one of Bristol's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Roger Williams University is the largest chemistry school in Bristol, based on student population. In 2010, Roger Williams University graduated approximately 9 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Bristol. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,700 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,290 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,650.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bristol, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 chemists in Rhode Island were working in the greater Bristol area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Bristol will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Bristol is $70,330 per year, which is the same as the average for chemists state-wide.