Cape Girardeau has a general population of 35,349 and an overall student population of 11,861. Approximately 10,801 of Cape Girardeau's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Southeast Missouri State University is the largest chemistry school in Cape Girardeau, based on student population. In 2010, Southeast Missouri State University graduated approximately 13 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Cape Girardeau in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,435 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cape Girardeau chemistry schools was an average of $21,070 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $447 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,358 per year, on average, for room and board at Cape Girardeau-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cape Girardeau after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Cape Girardeau, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. The number of chemists in Cape Girardeau is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.