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Chemistry at Brooklyn College

What traits are you looking for in a chemistry school? To help you decide if Brooklyn College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's chemistry program.

Brooklyn College is located in Brooklyn, New York and has a total student population of 17,735. In 2021, 47 chemistry majors received their bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Chemistry section at the bottom of this page.

Brooklyn College Chemistry Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

Brooklyn College Chemistry Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the chemistry progam at Brooklyn College compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The chemistry major at Brooklyn College is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Chemistry. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 263

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in chemistry from Brooklyn College. This is the #285 most popular school for chemistry master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Brooklyn College Chemistry Graduates

The median salary of chemistry students who receive their bachelor's degree at Brooklyn College is $16,916. This is less than $37,104, which is the national average of all chemistry majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Chemistry Student Demographics at Brooklyn College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the chemistry majors at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn College Chemistry Bachelor’s Program

43% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 47 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Brooklyn College. About 57% were men and 43% were women.


About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in chemistry at Brooklyn College are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its chemistry bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a bachelor's in chemistry.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 27
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Brooklyn College also has a doctoral program available in chemistry. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Chemistry Grads May Go Into

A degree in chemistry can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Brooklyn College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4,400 $79,340
Chemists 3,360 $85,590
Chemistry Professors 2,270 $102,260
Physics Postsecondary Professors 1,430 $117,370


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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