Morehead has a total population of 5,914 and a student population of 8,822. Of these students, 8,822 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Morehead, by student population, is Morehead State University. In 2010, Morehead State University graduated approximately 5 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Morehead. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,940 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Morehead chemistry schools was an average of $24,000 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $912 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Morehead. And if you live on campus at one of the Morehead-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,192 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 Morehead, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 800 chemists in Kentucky. Of these chemists, 110 were working in the greater Morehead area. Morehead'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 Morehead is $61,060 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.