If you are interested in pursuing chemistry, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 chemistry schools in Augusta, Georgia. With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 12,996 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Augusta's largest chemistry school is Augusta State University. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Augusta State University.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Augusta's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Augusta's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,446 per year in instate tuition and $24,090 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Augusta. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,499 per year, on average, for room and board at Augusta-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,743.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Augusta, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,560 chemists in Georgia. Of these chemists, 480 were working in the greater Augusta area. The number of chemists in Augusta is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Augusta is $57,650 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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