With an overall population of 1,942 and a student population of 2,165, approximately 1,244 of Montgomery students attend one of Montgomery's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Montgomery, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is West Virginia University Institute of Technology. In 2010, West Virginia University Institute of Technology graduated approximately 3 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Montgomery in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,844 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Montgomery chemistry schools was an average of $23,944 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,178 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in Montgomery. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,944 per year, on average, for room and board at Montgomery-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home 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 Montgomery, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 710 chemists in West Virginia, 130 were working in the greater Montgomery area. The number of chemists in Montgomery is expected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
As a chemist in Montgomery, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,500 per year. This is lower than the average salary for chemists in the state.