Irving has a total population of 191,615 and a student population of 15,528. Of these students, 2,883 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Irving's largest chemistry school is University of Dallas. In 2010, University of Dallas graduated approximately 2 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Irving in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,294 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Irving, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,910 chemists in Texas, 870 were working in the greater Irving area. The number of chemists in Irving is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Irving is $43,510 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.