With an overall population of 185,781 and a student population of 12,828, approximately 8,178 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Columbus, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Columbus State University. In 2010, Columbus State University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Columbus in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Columbus's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,043 per year in instate tuition and $29,657 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $974 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Columbus-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,973.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Columbus, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 chemists in Georgia were working in the greater Columbus area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -6% in Columbus. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Columbus is $39,680 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.