With an overall population of 17,970 and a student population of 2,376, approximately 2,376 of Carlisle students attend one of Carlisle's schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Carlisle, by student population, is Dickinson College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Dickinson College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Carlisle's chemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $40,114 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,080 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Carlisle, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,050 chemists in Pennsylvania, 130 were working in the greater Carlisle area. Carlisle's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Carlisle, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.