With an overall population of 15,859 and a student population of 8,878, approximately 8,878 of Radford students attend one of Radford's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Radford University is the largest chemistry school in Radford, based on student population. In 2010, Radford University graduated approximately 12 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Radford. If you decide to attend one of Radford's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,874 per year in instate tuition and $27,538 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,970 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,404.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Radford, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 chemists in Virginia were working in the greater Radford area. Radford's chemist workforce is projected to decrease by -6% 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 Radford is $43,680 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.