With an overall population of 19,522 and a student population of 5,104, approximately 5,104 of Ashland students attend one of Ashland's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Ashland's largest chemistry school is Southern Oregon University. In 2010, Southern Oregon University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Ashland's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Ashland's chemistry schools was $19,806 per year for instate students and $33,468 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Ashland. And if you live on campus at one of the Ashland-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,454 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 Ashland, your job prospects are good. Ashland's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.