Jacksonville has a total population of 8,404 and a student population of 9,351. Of these students, 9,351 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Jacksonville's largest chemistry school is Jacksonville State University. In 2010, Jacksonville State University graduated approximately 3 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Jacksonville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,378 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jacksonville chemistry schools was an average of $21,370 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,204 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Jacksonville. And if you live on campus at one of the Jacksonville-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,876.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Jacksonville, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of chemists in Jacksonville will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.