Huntington has a general population of 17,450 and an overall student population of 1,270. Approximately 1,270 of Huntington's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Huntington, by student population, is Huntington University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Huntington University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Huntington's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Huntington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,290.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Huntington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,180 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 Huntington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,360 chemists in Indiana, 80 were working in the greater Huntington area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Huntington will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Huntington, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,760 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.