Pratt, KS has twelve chemistry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Newman University, the highest ranked school in this group with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 2,557. It is the 569th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College). To learn more about chemistry programs in Pratt, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Newman University such as Jeremy Karr, and David Shubert.
Chemistry students from Pratt schools who go on to become chemists, biochemists, analytical research chemists, chemistry professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,910 people working as chemists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,740. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today.
Pratt lies in Pratt county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary.
Of the 12 chemistry schools with a 100-mile radius of Pratt, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tabor College comes out as the most expensive ($19,528/yr) for chemistry students, with Northwestern Oklahoma State University as the lowest, reported at only $6,679/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pratt|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||49.9 miles|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||81.6 miles|