With an overall population of 1,220 and a student population of 2,651, approximately 2,651 of West Liberty students attend one of West Liberty's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in West Liberty, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is West Liberty University. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Chemistry program at West Liberty University.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in West Liberty in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,350 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all West Liberty chemistry schools was an average of $23,420 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a chemistry program in West Liberty. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board at West Liberty-based chemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,455.
If you decide to work as a chemist in West Liberty, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 710 chemists in West Virginia, 90 were working in the greater West Liberty area. The number of chemists in West Liberty is expected to decrease by -6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in West Liberty is $37,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.