Edinburg has a general population of 48,465 and an overall student population of 18,337. Approximately 18,337 of Edinburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Edinburg, by student population, is The University of Texas-Pan American. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas-Pan American with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Edinburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,469 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Edinburg chemistry schools was an average of $21,117 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Edinburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,294 per year, on average, for room and board at Edinburg-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,843.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Edinburg, your job prospects are not very good. Edinburg's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.