Mount Vernon has a total population of 14,375 and a student population of 2,885. Of these students, 2,622 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Mount Vernon, by student population, is Mount Vernon Nazarene University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Mount Vernon's chemistry schools. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Mount Vernon was $20,330 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Mount Vernon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 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 Mount Vernon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 36 chemists in Ohio were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -6% in Mount Vernon. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Mount Vernon is $33,960 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.