Parsons has a total population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756. Of these students, 1,756 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Labette Community College is the largest chemistry school in Parsons, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Labette Community College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Parsons's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Parsons's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in instate tuition and $7,005 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $825 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Parsons. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board at Parsons-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Parsons, your job prospects are not very good. There were 530 chemists working in Kansas and 270 working in the greater Parsons area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -20% in Parsons. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Parsons, 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.