Delaware contains two schools that offer chemistry programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking chemistry school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,378/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Chemistry students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 170 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $94,030. Chemists in this state earn $88,350/yr and there are 1,970 employed.
Also, within the chemistry schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from chemistry, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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