Greenville has a general population of 60,476 and an overall student population of 27,955. Approximately 27,654 of Greenville's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Greenville, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is East Carolina University. In 2010, East Carolina University graduated approximately 33 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Greenville's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in instate tuition and $27,336 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,075 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greenville-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Greenville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 80 chemists in North Carolina were working in the greater Greenville area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Greenville will decrease by -6% 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 Greenville is $24,670 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.