With an overall population of 7,490 and a student population of 2,710, approximately 2,547 of Gettysburg students attend one of Gettysburg's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Gettysburg, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Gettysburg College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Gettysburg College with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Gettysburg's chemistry schools. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Gettysburg was $39,140 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $500 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Gettysburg-based chemistry schools. 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 Gettysburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,600 chemists in Pennsylvania. Of these chemists, 100 were working in the greater Gettysburg area. The number of chemists in Gettysburg is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Gettysburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,620 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.