Cullowhee has a total population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429. Of these students, 9,429 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Western Carolina University is the largest chemistry school in Cullowhee, based on student population. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Western Carolina University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Cullowhee's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Cullowhee's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,470 per year in instate tuition and $24,067 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,006 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Cullowhee. And if you live on campus at one of the Cullowhee-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Cullowhee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 64 chemists in North Carolina were working in the greater Cullowhee area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Cullowhee will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Cullowhee is $48,310 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.