Ardmore, OK has twenty-two chemistry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Dallas, the highest ranked school in this group with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 15,783. It is the 153rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about chemistry programs in Ardmore, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at The University of Texas at Dallas such as J Ahn, Ken Balkus, Michael Biewer, Richard Caldwell, Sergio Cortes, and Gregg Dieckmann.
Chemistry students from Ardmore 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.
Ardmore lies in Carter county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 164,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.13/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary.
Of the 22 chemistry schools with a 100-mile radius of Ardmore, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr) for chemistry students, with Grayson County College as the lowest, reported at only $5,703/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ardmore|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||79.2 miles|
|Wichita Falls||TX||103,067||2||34.7529||101||81.1 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||89.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||91.0 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||92.0 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||99.2 miles|