Lubbock, Texas has 2 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. Lubbock has a total population of 199,564 and a student population of 36,271. Of these students, 31,955 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Texas Tech University is the largest chemistry school in Lubbock, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Texas Tech University.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Lubbock. If you decide to attend one of Lubbock's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,880 per year in instate tuition and $25,204 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,075 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Lubbock after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Lubbock, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. Lubbock's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
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