With an overall population of 21,981 and a student population of 4,419, approximately 4,419 of Ashland students attend one of Ashland's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Ashland, by student population, is Ashland Community and Technical College. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Ashland Community and Technical College with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Ashland in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Ashland was $3,000 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ashland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 800 chemists in Kentucky. Of these chemists, 60 were working in the greater Ashland area. The number of chemists in Ashland is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Ashland is $70,950 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.