With an overall population of 25,136 and a student population of 6,033, approximately 5,905 of Fort Dodge students attend one of Fort Dodge's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Fort Dodge, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Iowa Central Community College. In 2010, Iowa Central Community College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Fort Dodge in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fort Dodge's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,665 per year in instate tuition and $14,405 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Fort Dodge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,975 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Dodge-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,290.
If you plan on staying in Fort Dodge after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Fort Dodge, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. The number of chemists in Fort Dodge is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Fort Dodge is $64,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.