With an overall population of 3,638 and a student population of 5,652, approximately 5,652 of Dahlonega students attend one of Dahlonega's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Dahlonega, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is North Georgia College & State University. In 2010, North Georgia College & State University graduated approximately 5 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Dahlonega. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,266 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dahlonega chemistry schools was an average of $25,880 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,644 per year, on average, for room and board at Dahlonega-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,340.
If you plan on staying in Dahlonega after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Dahlonega, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 46 chemists in Georgia were working in the greater Dahlonega area. Dahlonega's chemist workforce is projected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Dahlonega is $34,260 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.