Bluffton has a general population of 3,896 and an overall student population of 1,127. Approximately 1,127 of Bluffton's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Bluffton, by student population, is Bluffton University. In 2010, Bluffton University graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Bluffton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Bluffton was $24,044 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Bluffton. And if you live on campus at one of the Bluffton-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,694.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Bluffton, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -6% in Bluffton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Bluffton, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.