Borger has a total population of 14,302 and a student population of 1,239. Of these students, 1,239 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Borger, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Frank Phillips College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Frank Phillips College with credentials in chemistry.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a chemistry degree from one of Borger's chemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Borger's chemistry schools was $10,272 per year for instate students and $10,482 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Borger. And if you live on campus at one of the Borger-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $3,750 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,852.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Borger, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,410 chemists in Texas, 90 were working in the greater Borger area. The number of chemists in Borger is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Borger is $73,190 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.