With an overall population of 57,564 and a student population of 6,127, approximately 5,988 of Harlingen students attend one of Harlingen's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Harlingen, by student population, is Texas State Technical College Harlingen. In 2010, Texas State Technical College Harlingen graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Harlingen in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Harlingen's chemistry schools was $14,818 per year for instate students and $19,174 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,413 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Harlingen-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,111.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Harlingen, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 7% in Harlingen. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.