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Chemistry Schools in Costa Mesa, California

There are 32 schools located by Costa Mesa, CA offering chemistry programs. 734 students graduated from programs at Costa Mesa chemistry schools in 2010. 351 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 120 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

729 students graduate from chemistry programs in Costa Mesa, on average, per year. This accounts for 38% of chemistry students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 37 students graduated with chemistry certificates, 107 with a degree at the associate's level, 351 with a bachelor's level degree, 119 with a degree at the master's level, and 120 with a degree at the doctorate level.

32 chemistry schools are located in Costa Mesa. And of these, while 19 schools are public, 13 schools are private. Tuition at a private chemistry school varies from $26,000 to $41,130, while public chemistry school tuition varies from $4,807 to $11,232.

Average tuition for chemistry programs is $21,599. The highest tuition for chemistry programs, which is $41,130 every year, is at Pitzer College, while the lowest tuition in Costa Mesa, which is $4,807 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

Costa Mesa schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in chemistry.

Chemistry Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

729 students graduate from chemistry programs in Costa Mesa, on average, per year. This accounts for 38% of chemistry students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 37 students graduated with chemistry certificates, 107 with a degree at the associate's level, 351 with a bachelor's level degree, 119 with a degree at the master's level, and 120 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Chemistry Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate 2006: 27
  • Certificate 2007: 31
  • Certificate 2008: 28
  • Certificate 2009: 51
  • Certificate 2010: 37
  • Associate 2006: 44
  • Associate 2007: 88
  • Associate 2008: 108
  • Associate 2009: 109
  • Associate 2010: 107
  • Bachelor 2006: 319
  • Bachelor 2007: 325
  • Bachelor 2008: 347
  • Bachelor 2009: 340
  • Bachelor 2010: 351
  • Master 2006: 90
  • Master 2007: 106
  • Master 2008: 109
  • Master 2009: 120
  • Master 2010: 119
  • Doctorate 2006: 128
  • Doctorate 2007: 106
  • Doctorate 2008: 132
  • Doctorate 2009: 146
  • Doctorate 2010: 120

Chemistry Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

Costa Mesa schools offer a total of 57 chemistry programs. Of these programs, around 38.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Chemistry Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 6

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38490
  • 25th Percentile: 52240
  • Median: 67940
  • 75th Percentile: 86880
  • 90th Percentile: 103320

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25720
  • 25th Percentile: 32140
  • Median: 41350
  • 75th Percentile: 51540
  • 90th Percentile: 63720

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70090
  • Median Salary 2007: 74330
  • Median Salary 2008: 81740
  • Median Salary 2009: 72770
  • Median Salary 2010: 67940
  • Total Employed 2006: 1040
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 780

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39370
  • Median Salary 2007: 35970
  • Median Salary 2008: 40730
  • Median Salary 2009: 39200
  • Median Salary 2010: 41350
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 650

Costa Mesa vs California Chemistry Employment

Costa Mesa vs California Chemistry Employment

  • Employed in Costa Mesa: 8.125% (1430)

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1. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is just 31.7 miles from neighboring Alhambra, is within commuting distance of central Costa Mesa and it offers one program in chemistry. This community college is a public 2-year institution and this college is the only institution in Costa Mesa, CA offering chemistry.

2. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California is a 4-year institution, founded in 1920. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. This school offers 29 bachelors level degrees and six degrees at the masters level to students. 2,055 students sought degrees from the 31 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as chemistry, counseling, and music. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.