Grinnell has a total population of 9,105 and a student population of 1,688. Of these students, 1,688 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Grinnell's largest chemistry school is Grinnell College. In 2010, Grinnell College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Grinnell's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,476 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,536 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Grinnell after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Grinnell, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 950 chemists in Iowa. Of these chemists, 480 were working in the greater Grinnell area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -7% in Grinnell. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Grinnell, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.