Appleton has a general population of 70,087 and an overall student population of 12,026. Approximately 1,483 of Appleton's students are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
The largest chemistry school in Appleton, by student population, is Lawrence University. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Lawrence University with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Appleton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $34,596 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for chemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Appleton-based chemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,053 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Appleton after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Appleton, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,500 chemists in Wisconsin. Of these chemists, 100 were working in the greater Appleton area. Appleton's chemist workforce is projected to decrease by -5% 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 Appleton is $30,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.