Warrensburg has a general population of 16,340 and an overall student population of 11,230. Approximately 11,191 of Warrensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Warrensburg, by student population, is University of Central Missouri. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Chemistry program at University of Central Missouri.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Warrensburg. Tuition in 2009 at Warrensburg's chemistry schools was $16,255 per year for instate students and $22,840 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Warrensburg-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,320 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Warrensburg after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Warrensburg, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,400 chemists in Missouri, 40 were working in the greater Warrensburg area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -1% in Warrensburg. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Warrensburg is $70,710 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.