With an overall population of 14,458 and a student population of 9,561, approximately 9,239 of Tahlequah students attend one of Tahlequah's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Tahlequah's largest chemistry school is Northeastern State University. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Northeastern State University with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Tahlequah. If you decide to attend one of Tahlequah's chemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,228 per year in instate tuition and $19,318 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,155 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Tahlequah. And if you live on campus at one of the Tahlequah-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $4,966 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Tahlequah, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 360 chemists in Oklahoma. Of these chemists, 80 were working in the greater Tahlequah area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Tahlequah will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Tahlequah, you can expect to make an average salary of $102,490 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.