If you are interested in pursuing chemistry, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 chemistry schools in Shreveport, Louisiana. With an overall population of 200,145 and a student population of 10,323, approximately 8,655 of Shreveport students attend one of Shreveport's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Shreveport, by student population, is Southern University at Shreveport. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Southern University at Shreveport.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Shreveport in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Shreveport's chemistry schools was $23,968 per year for instate students and $24,533 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,133 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Shreveport. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,540 per year, on average, for room and board at Shreveport-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,114.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Shreveport, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,090 chemists in Louisiana, 70 were working in the greater Shreveport area. Shreveport's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Shreveport is $49,750 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.
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