Boone has a total population of 13,472 and a student population of 16,968. Of these students, 16,968 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Boone, by student population, is Appalachian State University. Approximately 31 students graduated in 2010 from Appalachian State University with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Boone in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Boone's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in instate tuition and $25,012 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Boone. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Boone, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,550 chemists in North Carolina, 50 were working in the greater Boone area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by 0% in Boone. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Boone, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,310 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.