Saint Louis, MO (population: 349,763) has six chemistry schools within its city limits. Washington University in St Louis, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 13,575. It is the 674th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about chemistry programs in Saint Louis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Washington University in St Louis such as Vlad Birman, Robert Blankenship, John Bleeke, William Buhro, Harvey Fields, and Regina Frey.
Chemistry students from Saint Louis 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.
Of the 6 chemistry schools in Saint Louis, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr) for chemistry students, with Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley as the lowest, reported at only $7,679/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Louis|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||11.4 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||18.3 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||22.2 miles|