Laredo has a general population of 176,576 and an overall student population of 16,302. Approximately 6,419 of Laredo's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Laredo's largest chemistry school is Texas A & M International University. In 2010, Texas A & M International University graduated approximately 1 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Laredo in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Laredo's chemistry schools was $15,667 per year for instate students and $22,315 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,918 per year, on average, for room and board at Laredo-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,749.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Laredo, your job prospects are not very good. Laredo'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.