With an overall population of 2,870 and a student population of 711, approximately 711 of Philippi students attend one of Philippi's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Philippi, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Alderson Broaddus College. In 2010, Alderson Broaddus College graduated approximately 2 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Philippi in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Philippi was $21,654 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philippi-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,002 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,974.
If you plan on staying in Philippi after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Philippi, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 chemists in West Virginia were working in the greater Philippi area. The government projects that the number of chemists in Philippi will decrease by -6% 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 Philippi is $34,480 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.