With an overall population of 27,741 and a student population of 2,834, approximately 2,834 of Frankfort students attend one of Frankfort's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Frankfort, by student population, is Kentucky State University. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Kentucky State University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Frankfort. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,466 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Frankfort chemistry schools was an average of $24,428 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,480 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Frankfort after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Frankfort, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 800 chemists in Kentucky. Of these chemists, 110 were working in the greater Frankfort area. Frankfort'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.
As a chemist in Frankfort, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,060 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.