Alma has a general population of 9,275 and an overall student population of 1,444. Approximately 1,444 of Alma's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Alma, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Alma College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Alma College.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Alma in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Alma was $26,068 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,518 per year, on average, for room and board at Alma-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,328.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alma, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,940 chemists working in Michigan and 430 working in the greater Alma area in 2010. The government projects that the number of chemists in Alma will increase by 1% 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 Alma is $38,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.