Edmond, OK (population: 83,110) has two chemistry schools within its city limits. Oklahoma Christian University, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 2,171. It is the 351st highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about chemistry programs in Edmond, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Oklahoma Christian University such as Holly Hixson, Bill Luttrell, and Howard Vogel.
Chemistry students from Edmond 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.
Edmond lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Edmond, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($17,095/yr) for chemistry students, with University of Central Oklahoma as the lowest, reported at only $11,488/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Edmond|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||14.7 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||14.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||32.1 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||74.0 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||98.5 miles|