Clarion has a general population of 6,185 and an overall student population of 7,346. Approximately 7,346 of Clarion's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Clarion's largest chemistry school is Clarion University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Clarion University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 15 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Clarion in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Clarion's chemistry schools was $18,210 per year for instate students and $23,868 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,884 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarion-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,780.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clarion, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,050 chemists in Pennsylvania, 80 were working in the greater Clarion area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Clarion will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Clarion, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,700 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.