If you decide that you want to get a chemistry degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 chemistry schools in Huntsville, Alabama. Huntsville has a general population of 158,216 and an overall student population of 11,861. Approximately 9,597 of Huntsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
University of Alabama in Huntsville is the largest chemistry school in Huntsville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Chemistry program at University of Alabama in Huntsville.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Huntsville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Huntsville's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,458 per year in instate tuition and $30,017 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,371 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Huntsville-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,482 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Huntsville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 640 chemists in Alabama, 130 were working in the greater Huntsville area. Huntsville's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 2% 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 Huntsville is $58,650 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.
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