Marion has a total population of 31,320 and a student population of 15,426. Of these students, 15,345 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Marion, by student population, is Indiana Wesleyan University. In 2010, Indiana Wesleyan University graduated approximately 2 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Marion. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Marion was $20,496 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,770 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,899.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marion, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 85 chemists in Indiana were working in the greater Marion area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -3% in Marion. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Marion is $38,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.