With an overall population of 8,751 and a student population of 858, approximately 858 of Mount Pleasant students attend one of Mount Pleasant's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Iowa Wesleyan College is the largest chemistry school in Mount Pleasant, based on student population. In 2010, Iowa Wesleyan College graduated approximately 1 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Mount Pleasant in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Mount Pleasant after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Mount Pleasant, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 950 chemists in Iowa, 480 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The number of chemists in Mount Pleasant is expected to decrease 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 Mount Pleasant is $54,820 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.