Gulfport, MS (population: 71,411) has eleven chemistry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 11,464. It is the 60th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Louisiana. To learn more about chemistry programs in Gulfport, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Tulane University of Louisiana such as Alexander Burin, Larry Byers, James Donahue, Harry Ensley, Mark Fink, and Scott Grayson.
Chemistry students from Gulfport 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.
Gulfport lies in Harrison county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Gulfport-Biloxi area has 101,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $17.09/hr average worker wage, and a $35,540 average annual salary.
Of the 11 chemistry schools with a 100-mile radius of Gulfport, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr) for chemistry students, with University of New Orleans as the lowest, reported at only $6,359/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gulfport|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||56.0 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||84.4 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||89.6 miles|