Holly Springs has a general population of 7,957 and an overall student population of 1,072. Approximately 1,072 of Holly Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Holly Springs, by student population, is Rust College. In 2010, Rust College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Holly Springs. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Holly Springs was $7,870 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Holly Springs. And if you live on campus at one of the Holly Springs-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $3,220 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,820.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Holly Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 970 chemists in Mississippi, 660 were working in the greater Holly Springs area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Holly Springs will decrease by -6% 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 Holly Springs is $53,780 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.