Elizabethtown has a total population of 11,887 and a student population of 2,361. Of these students, 2,361 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Elizabethtown College is the largest chemistry school in Elizabethtown, based on student population. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Elizabethtown College with credentials in chemistry.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Elizabethtown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,800 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Elizabethtown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Elizabethtown-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home 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 Elizabethtown, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,600 chemists working in Pennsylvania and 100 working in the greater Elizabethtown area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 2% in Elizabethtown. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Elizabethtown is $27,270 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.