Fayette has a general population of 1,300 and an overall student population of 5,774. Approximately 5,774 of Fayette's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Fayette, by student population, is Upper Iowa University. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Upper Iowa University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Fayette's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Fayette, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,418.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Fayette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,578 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,218.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fayette, your job prospects are not very good. There were 490 chemists working in Iowa and 70 working in the greater Fayette area in 2010. Fayette'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 Fayette is $87,680 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.