With an overall population of 18,080 and a student population of 1,882, approximately 1,882 of Georgetown students attend one of Georgetown's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Georgetown College is the largest chemistry school in Georgetown, based on student population. In 2010, Georgetown College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Georgetown's chemistry schools. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Georgetown was $26,080 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Georgetown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,030 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Georgetown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 800 chemists working in Kentucky and 70 working in the greater Georgetown area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -3% in Georgetown. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Georgetown is $60,260 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.