With an overall population of 7,669 and a student population of 9,021, approximately 9,021 of Commerce students attend one of Commerce's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Commerce, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Texas A & M University-Commerce. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Texas A & M University-Commerce with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Commerce. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,320 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Commerce chemistry schools was an average of $25,660 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Commerce after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Commerce, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 chemists in Texas were working in the greater Commerce area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 3% in Commerce. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Commerce is $43,510 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.