Valdosta has a general population of 43,724 and an overall student population of 17,089. Approximately 12,391 of Valdosta's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Valdosta, by student population, is Valdosta State University. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Valdosta State University with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Valdosta in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Valdosta's chemistry schools was $19,024 per year for instate students and $28,606 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Valdosta. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,420 per year, on average, for room and board at Valdosta-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Valdosta, your job prospects are not very good. Valdosta'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.