Mount Pleasant has a general population of 25,946 and an overall student population of 27,472. Approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Mount Pleasant, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Central Michigan University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Central Michigan University.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Mount Pleasant in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's chemistry schools was $20,297 per year for instate students and $33,797 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 chemists in Michigan were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The number of chemists in Mount Pleasant is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,390 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.