Macon, Georgia has 2 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. With an overall population of 97,255 and a student population of 22,393, approximately 8,757 of Macon students attend one of Macon's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Mercer University is the largest chemistry school in Macon, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Mercer University.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Macon's chemistry schools. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Macon was $23,520 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Macon-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,394 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,741.
If you plan on staying in Macon after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Macon, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. Macon's chemist workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.