Charlotte, NC (population: 723,514) has three chemistry schools within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 24,701. It is the 241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about chemistry programs in Charlotte, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at University of North Carolina at Charlotte such as Neha Ahuja, Kathryn Sue Asala, Donovan Bernadette, Christopher Boone, Scott Borella, and Matt Brocker.
Chemistry students from Charlotte 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.
Charlotte lies in Mecklenburg county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary.
Of the 3 chemistry schools in Charlotte, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Queens University of Charlotte comes out as the most expensive ($18,275/yr) for chemistry students, with University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the lowest, reported at only $7,644/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlotte|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||70.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||71.3 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||88.7 miles|