Olathe has a total population of 92,962 and a student population of 1,976. Of these students, 1,778 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
MidAmerica Nazarene University is the largest chemistry school in Olathe, based on student population. In 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Olathe in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Olathe was $19,146 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,180 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board at Olathe-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
If you plan on staying in Olathe after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Olathe, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. There were 770 chemists working in Kansas and 830 working in the greater Olathe area in 2010. The number of chemists in Olathe is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Olathe, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,480 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.