Little Rock has a total population of 183,133 and a student population of 19,305. Of these students, 13,132 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Little Rock, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In 2010, University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Little Rock in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,498 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Little Rock chemistry schools was an average of $29,958 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,009.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Little Rock, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 chemists in Arkansas were working in the greater Little Rock area. Little Rock's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Little Rock, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.