If you are interested in pursuing chemistry, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 chemistry schools in Fort Worth, Texas. Fort Worth has a total population of 534,694 and a student population of 61,451. Of these students, 12,186 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Fort Worth's largest chemistry school is Texas Christian University. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Texas Christian University.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Fort Worth in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Fort Worth was $23,029 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,010 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Fort Worth. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,180 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,714.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Fort Worth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,910 chemists in Texas. Of these chemists, 410 were working in the greater Fort Worth area. The number of chemists in Fort Worth is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Fort Worth is $39,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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