Pella has a general population of 9,832 and an overall student population of 1,636. Approximately 1,636 of Pella's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Pella, by student population, is Central College. In 2010, Central College graduated approximately 3 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Pella in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Pella was $25,010 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $980 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,368 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pella, your job prospects are not very good. There were 950 chemists working in Iowa and 480 working in the greater Pella area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chemists in Pella will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Pella, 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.