With an overall population of 27,152 and a student population of 16,268, approximately 16,268 of Richmond students attend one of Richmond's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Richmond's largest chemistry school is Eastern Kentucky University. In 2010, Eastern Kentucky University graduated approximately 21 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Richmond in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Richmond's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,592 per year in instate tuition and $26,560 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Richmond-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,020 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 Richmond, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 chemists in Kentucky were working in the greater Richmond area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -3% in Richmond. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Richmond is $61,060 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.