With an overall population of 2,854 and a student population of 640, approximately 640 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Hillsboro, by student population, is Tabor College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Tabor College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,660 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Hillsboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Hillsboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 chemists in Kansas were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The number of chemists in Hillsboro is expected to decrease by -20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,360 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.