Itta Bena, MS has one chemistry school within its city limits. Mississippi Valley State University has a total student population of 2,850. It is the 3569th highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Chemistry students from Itta Bena 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.
Itta Bena lies in Leflore county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area has 106,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $14.54/hr average worker wage, and a $30,250 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mississippi Valley State University ends up costing a student $9,220/yr.