With an overall population of 39,124 and a student population of 7,826, approximately 1,266 of Richmond students attend one of Richmond's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Richmond, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Earlham College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Earlham College.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Richmond in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,164 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $850 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,160 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Richmond, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,810 chemists in Indiana, 40 were working in the greater Richmond area. The number of chemists in Richmond is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Richmond is $38,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.