With an overall population of 6,295 and a student population of 1,009, approximately 1,009 of Pikeville students attend one of Pikeville's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Pikeville, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Pikeville College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Pikeville College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Pikeville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,535 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Pikeville. And if you live on campus at one of the Pikeville-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,535.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Pikeville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 670 chemists in Kentucky, 40 were working in the greater Pikeville area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Pikeville will decrease by -2% 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 Pikeville is $31,260 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.