Arizona contains six schools that offer chemistry programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking chemistry school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 chemistry schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arizona comes out as the most expensive ($11,728/yr), with Cochise College as the lowest recorded at only $3,614/yr.
Chemistry students from Arizona schools who go on to become chemists, biochemists, analytical research chemists, chemistry professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,910 people working as chemists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,740. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 70 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $53,410. Chemists in this state earn $67,200/yr and there are 1,220 employed.
Also, within the chemistry schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from chemistry, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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