With an overall population of 14,431 and a student population of 14,338, approximately 7,169 of Thibodaux students attend one of Thibodaux's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Thibodaux, by student population, is Nicholls State University. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Nicholls State University.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Thibodaux's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,311 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Thibodaux chemistry schools was an average of $21,779 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, you will face an additional expense of $7,310 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Thibodaux after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Thibodaux, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,090 chemists in Louisiana, 50 were working in the greater Thibodaux area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Thibodaux will 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 Thibodaux is $37,630 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.