Brownwood has a total population of 18,813 and a student population of 1,232. Of these students, 1,232 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Brownwood, by student population, is Howard Payne University. In 2010, Howard Payne University graduated approximately 0 students from its chemistry program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,650 per year in tuition costs.
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 $5,587 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 Brownwood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 97 chemists in Texas were working in the greater Brownwood area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Brownwood will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Brownwood is $73,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.