Fresno, CA (population: 490,930) has two chemistry schools within its city limits. Fresno Pacific University, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 2,668. It is the 326th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about chemistry programs in Fresno, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Fresno Pacific University such as Johnathan Dick, Jonathan Dick, and Priscilla Ewertt.
Chemistry students from Fresno 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.
Fresno lies in Fresno county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Fresno area has 323,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,460 average annual salary.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Fresno, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fresno Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($17,068/yr) for chemistry students, with California State University-Fresno as the lowest, reported at only $5,579/yr.
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