With an overall population of 8,172 and a student population of 2,519, approximately 2,519 of Decorah students attend one of Decorah's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Decorah, by student population, is Luther College. In 2010, Luther College graduated approximately 9 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Decorah's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Decorah, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,290.
You should also anticipate spending about $910 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,380 per year, on average, for room and board at Decorah-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,730.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Decorah, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 490 chemists in Iowa, 70 were working in the greater Decorah area. Decorah's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Decorah is $87,680 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.