Nevada contains three schools that offer chemistry programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking chemistry school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 chemistry schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Chemistry students from Nevada 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.
Also, within the chemistry schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from chemistry, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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