Livingston has a total population of 3,297 and a student population of 5,157. Of these students, 5,157 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Livingston, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is University of West Alabama. In 2010, University of West Alabama graduated approximately 3 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Livingston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Livingston's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,052 per year in instate tuition and $20,112 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,120 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,346 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,636.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Livingston, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,560 chemists working in Alabama and 560 working in the greater Livingston area in 2010. The number of chemists in Livingston is expected to decrease by -12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Livingston is $53,900 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.