Dallas has a total population of 1,188,580 and a student population of 78,238. Of these students, 10,891 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Dallas, by student population, is Southern Methodist University. In 2010, Southern Methodist University graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Dallas in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Dallas was $35,160 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dallas-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $12,360 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Dallas, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,910 chemists in Texas. Of these chemists, 870 were working in the greater Dallas area. Dallas's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Dallas, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.