Clarksdale has a total population of 20,645 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 2,565 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Clarksdale, by student population, is Coahoma Community College. In 2010, Coahoma Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in chemistry.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,554 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Clarksdale chemistry schools was an average of $7,754 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,514 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,640.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clarksdale, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 460 chemists in Mississippi, 30 were working in the greater Clarksdale area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 9% in Clarksdale. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Clarksdale is $30,050 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.