Salisbury, North Carolina has 2 chemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in chemistry. Salisbury has a total population of 26,462 and a student population of 10,025. Of these students, 2,440 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Salisbury's largest chemistry school is Catawba College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Catawba College.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Salisbury in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,699 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Salisbury-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,271 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,335.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Salisbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,770 chemists in North Carolina, 170 were working in the greater Salisbury area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Salisbury will decrease by -6% 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 Salisbury is $43,600 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.