Tallahassee, Florida has 2 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. With an overall population of 150,624 and a student population of 68,614, approximately 52,059 of Tallahassee students attend one of Tallahassee's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Tallahassee, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Florida State University. In 2010, Florida State University graduated approximately 49 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Tallahassee's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Tallahassee's chemistry schools was $16,608 per year for instate students and $29,801 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,039 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,609 per year, on average, for room and board at Tallahassee-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,272.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tallahassee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 40 chemists in Florida were working in the greater Tallahassee area. The number of chemists in Tallahassee is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Tallahassee is $33,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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