Talladega has a general population of 15,143 and an overall student population of 700. Approximately 700 of Talladega's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Talladega, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Talladega College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Talladega College with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Talladega. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $8,940 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Talladega. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,884 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,140.
If you plan on staying in Talladega after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Talladega, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,080 chemists in Alabama, 50 were working in the greater Talladega area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Talladega will decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Talladega, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,610 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.