With an overall population of 17,013 and a student population of 5,465, approximately 2,903 of Americus students attend one of Americus's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Americus, by student population, is Georgia Southwestern State University. In 2010, Georgia Southwestern State University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Americus. If you decide to attend one of Americus's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,366 per year in instate tuition and $25,882 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Americus-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,430.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Americus, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 chemists in Georgia were working in the greater Americus area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -6% in Americus. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Americus, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.