Cleveland, OH (population: 424,526) has four chemistry schools within its city limits. Case Western Reserve University, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 9,738. It is the 87th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about chemistry programs in Cleveland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Case Western Reserve University such as Rameen Aryana, Mary Barkley, James Burgess, Thomas Gray, Zhong-Wu Guo, and Michael Justik.
Chemistry students from Cleveland 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 330 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average salary of $67,630. Chemists in this area earn $63,950/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
Cleveland lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.082 out of every 1000 jobs in Cleveland are held by chemists, and 0.334/1000 are held by biochemists and biophysicists.
Of the 4 chemistry schools in Cleveland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Case Western Reserve University comes out as the most expensive ($26,055/yr) for chemistry students, with Cleveland State University as the lowest, reported at only $12,443/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||6.6 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||8.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||11.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||69.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||74.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||93.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||99.6 miles|