Carrollton has a general population of 19,843 and an overall student population of 11,500. Approximately 11,500 of Carrollton's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
University of West Georgia is the largest chemistry school in Carrollton, based on student population. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from University of West Georgia with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Carrollton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carrollton's chemistry schools was $17,748 per year for instate students and $29,724 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carrollton-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,504 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Carrollton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,330 chemists working in Georgia and 970 working in the greater Carrollton area in 2010. The number of chemists in Carrollton is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Carrollton, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.