District Of Columbia contains eight schools that offer chemistry programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking chemistry school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 chemistry schools in District Of Columbia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Chemistry students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 80 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $100,270. Chemists in this state earn $110,810/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the chemistry schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from chemistry, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.