There are 2 chemistry schools in Columbia, Missouri. Columbia has a general population of 84,531 and an overall student population of 48,122. Approximately 46,793 of Columbia's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Columbia's largest chemistry school is University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2010, University of Missouri-Columbia graduated approximately 40 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 49 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Columbia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,919 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Columbia chemistry schools was an average of $30,465 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $920 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Columbia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,024 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,200.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,400 chemists in Missouri, 200 were working in the greater Columbia area. The number of chemists in Columbia is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Columbia is $51,780 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.
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