Georgetown has a general population of 28,339 and an overall student population of 1,301. Approximately 1,301 of Georgetown's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Georgetown, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Southwestern University. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern University with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Georgetown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,220 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for chemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,310 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 Georgetown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 chemists in Texas were working in the greater Georgetown area. The number of chemists in Georgetown is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Georgetown, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.