With an overall population of 3,511 and a student population of 313, approximately 313 of Marion students attend one of Marion's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Marion, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Judson College. In 2010, Judson College graduated approximately 3 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Marion in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,890 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marion-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,800.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Marion, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,560 chemists in Alabama, 560 were working in the greater Marion area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Marion will decrease by -12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Marion is $53,900 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.