Montevallo has a total population of 4,825 and a student population of 3,044. Of these students, 3,044 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
University of Montevallo is the largest chemistry school in Montevallo, based on student population. In 2010, University of Montevallo graduated approximately 5 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Montevallo. Tuition in 2009 at Montevallo's chemistry schools was $16,091 per year for instate students and $22,631 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,910.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Montevallo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 chemists in Alabama were working in the greater Montevallo area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Montevallo will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Montevallo, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,950 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.