Jefferson City has a general population of 39,636 and an overall student population of 3,555. Approximately 3,314 of Jefferson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Lincoln University is the largest chemistry school in Jefferson City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Lincoln University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Jefferson City's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Jefferson City's chemistry schools was $12,374 per year for instate students and $16,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jefferson City-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $4,660 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,017.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Jefferson City, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -1% in Jefferson City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.