Pembroke has a general population of 2,399 and an overall student population of 6,661. Approximately 6,661 of Pembroke's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Pembroke, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is University of North Carolina at Pembroke. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Chemistry program at University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Pembroke's chemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Pembroke's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,199 per year in instate tuition and $24,406 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,294.
If you plan on staying in Pembroke after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Pembroke, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,550 chemists in North Carolina, 180 were working in the greater Pembroke area. The number of chemists in Pembroke is expected to 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 Pembroke is $51,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.