Alfred has a general population of 3,954 and an overall student population of 5,849. Approximately 2,319 of Alfred's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Alfred University is the largest chemistry school in Alfred, based on student population. In 2010, Alfred University graduated approximately 8 students from its chemistry program.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Alfred. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,246 per year in tuition costs.
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, you will face an additional expense of $11,174 per year, on average, for room and board at Alfred-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alfred, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 46 chemists in New York were working in the greater Alfred area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Alfred will decrease by -9% 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 Alfred is $43,830 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.