Clarksville has a general population of 103,455 and an overall student population of 11,817. Approximately 10,188 of Clarksville's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Clarksville, by student population, is Austin Peay State University. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Austin Peay State University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Clarksville's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,221 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Clarksville chemistry schools was an average of $31,149 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,550 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,120 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarksville-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,274.
If you plan on staying in Clarksville after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Clarksville, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. The government projects that the number of chemists in Clarksville will decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.