Collegedale has a general population of 6,514 and an overall student population of 2,891. Approximately 2,891 of Collegedale's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Collegedale's largest chemistry school is Southern Adventist University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Southern Adventist University.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Collegedale's chemistry schools. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Collegedale was $17,112 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Collegedale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Collegedale, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,140 chemists working in Tennessee and 170 working in the greater Collegedale area in 2010. The number of chemists in Collegedale is expected to decrease by -14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Collegedale is $42,020 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.