Monroe has a total population of 53,107 and a student population of 11,512. Of these students, 9,004 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Monroe's largest chemistry school is University of Louisiana Monroe. In 2010, University of Louisiana Monroe graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Monroe's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,693 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Monroe chemistry schools was an average of $19,950 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Monroe-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Monroe after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Monroe, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are average. Monroe's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.