Springfield, MO (population: 158,605) has three chemistry schools within its city limits. Missouri State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 20,371. It is the 1161st highest ranked school in the USA and the 37th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about chemistry programs in Springfield, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Missouri State University such as Richard Biagioni, Eric Bosch, Bryan Breyfogle, Mallory Clark, Chris Cole, and Dean Cuebas.
Chemistry students from Springfield 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.
Springfield lies in Greene county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Springfield area has 187,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $16.58/hr average worker wage, and a $34,490 average annual salary.
Of the 3 chemistry schools in Springfield, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drury University comes out as the most expensive ($16,280/yr) for chemistry students, with Missouri State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,512/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Springfield|
|Mountain Home||AR||-||2||22.9326||37||78.0 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.5 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||98.5 miles|