With an overall population of 49,296 and a student population of 26,653, approximately 20,712 of Bowling Green students attend one of Bowling Green's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Bowling Green, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Western Kentucky University. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Western Kentucky University.
A reported 37 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Bowling Green in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bowling Green's chemistry schools was $16,151 per year for instate students and $26,735 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bowling Green-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,351 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 Bowling Green, your job prospects are not very good. Bowling Green's chemist workforce is projected 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 Bowling Green is $45,190 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.
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