If you decide that you want to get a chemistry degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 chemistry schools in Corpus Christi, Texas. Corpus Christi has a general population of 277,454 and an overall student population of 23,404. Approximately 21,537 of Corpus Christi's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Corpus Christi, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Del Mar College. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Del Mar College.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Corpus Christi's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Corpus Christi's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,197 per year in instate tuition and $24,845 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,066 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,625 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,058.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Corpus Christi, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,910 chemists in Texas. Of these chemists, 140 were working in the greater Corpus Christi area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 3% in Corpus Christi. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Corpus Christi is $51,330 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.
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