Oshkosh has a total population of 62,916 and a student population of 13,192. Of these students, 13,192 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Oshkosh's largest chemistry school is University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Oshkosh in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Oshkosh's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,139 per year in instate tuition and $23,712 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Oshkosh. And if you live on campus at one of the Oshkosh-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $5,864 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Oshkosh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,500 chemists in Wisconsin, 50 were working in the greater Oshkosh area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Oshkosh will decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Oshkosh is $48,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.