Houghton has a total population of 1,748 and a student population of 1,336. Of these students, 1,336 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Houghton's largest chemistry school is Houghton College. In 2010, Houghton College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Houghton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,440 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Houghton-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
If you plan on staying in Houghton after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Houghton, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,900 chemists in New York, 50 were working in the greater Houghton area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Houghton 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 Houghton is $43,830 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.