With an overall population of 6,918 and a student population of 1,549, approximately 1,468 of Huntingdon students attend one of Huntingdon's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Juniata College is the largest chemistry school in Huntingdon, based on student population. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Juniata College with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a chemistry degree in Huntingdon. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,550 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,650 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Huntingdon after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Huntingdon, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 chemists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Huntingdon area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Huntingdon will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Huntingdon, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,900 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.