Athens has a general population of 13,220 and an overall student population of 1,355. Approximately 1,070 of Athens's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Tennessee Wesleyan College is the largest chemistry school in Athens, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Tennessee Wesleyan College with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Athens in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Athens, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,600.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 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 Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,140 chemists in Tennessee, 50 were working in the greater Athens area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to decrease by -14% in Athens. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,380 per year. This is higher than the average salary for chemists in the state.