Liberal has a total population of 19,666 and a student population of 1,850. Of these students, 1,850 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is the largest chemistry school in Liberal, based on student population. In 2010, Seward County Community College and Area Technical School graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in chemistry.
If you decide to attend one of Liberal's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,384 per year in instate tuition and $11,120 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Liberal-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $4,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,148.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Liberal, your job prospects are not very good. There were 530 chemists working in Kansas and 270 working in the greater Liberal area in 2010. The number of chemists in Liberal is expected to decrease by -20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Liberal is $49,360 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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