Pine Bluff has a total population of 55,085 and a student population of 5,932. Of these students, 3,792 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Pine Bluff, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Pine Bluff's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Pine Bluff's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,104 per year in instate tuition and $20,784 per year in out of state tuition.
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 at one of the Pine Bluff-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,167 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,936.
If you plan on staying in Pine Bluff after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Pine Bluff, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are average. There were 460 chemists working in Arkansas and 100 working in the greater Pine Bluff area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chemists in Pine Bluff will increase by 11% 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 Pine Bluff is $84,850 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.