Murfreesboro, TN (population: 109,230) has one chemistry school within its city limits. Middle Tennessee State University has a total student population of 25,188. It is the 1686th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University). To learn more about chemistry programs in Murfreesboro, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Middle Tennessee State University such as Judith Bonicamp, Andrew Burden, Donald Burden, Ngee Chong, Gale Clark, and John Divinenzo.
Chemistry students from Murfreesboro 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.
Murfreesboro lies in Rutherford county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin area has 719,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $19.13/hr average worker wage, and a $39,790 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Middle Tennessee State University ends up costing a student $8,608/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Murfreesboro|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||77.5 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||96.0 miles|