Montgomery, Alabama has 2 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. With an overall population of 201,568 and a student population of 20,190, approximately 6,639 of Montgomery students attend one of Montgomery's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Alabama State University is the largest chemistry school in Montgomery, based on student population. In 2010, Alabama State University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Montgomery's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Montgomery's chemistry schools was $22,801 per year for instate students and $25,609 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,065.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Montgomery, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,080 chemists in Alabama. Of these chemists, 30 were working in the greater Montgomery area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -2% in Montgomery. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Montgomery is $43,610 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.