With an overall population of 18,147 and a student population of 27,990, approximately 868 of Decatur students attend one of Decatur's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Decatur's largest chemistry school is Agnes Scott College. In 2010, Agnes Scott College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Decatur. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Decatur was $30,105 per year, on average.
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, you will face an additional expense of $9,850 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Decatur, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,330 chemists in Georgia, 970 were working in the greater Decatur area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -1% in Decatur. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Decatur is $68,660 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.