Chemistry at Rochester Institute of Technology
RIT is located in Rochester, New York and has a total student population of 16,158. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 17 students received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from RIT.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Chemistry section at the bottom of this page.
RIT Chemistry Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
- Master’s Degree in Chemistry
RIT Chemistry Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks chemistry programs across the country. The following shows how RIT performed in these rankings.
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 RIT 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.
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In 2021, 4 students received their master’s degree in chemistry from RIT. This makes it the #153 most popular school for chemistry master’s degree candidates in the country.
Chemistry Student Demographics at RIT
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the chemistry majors at Rochester Institute of Technology.
RIT Chemistry Bachelor’s Program
About 76% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in chemistry at RIT are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in chemistry.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
RIT Chemistry Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a master's in chemistry.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
RIT 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 Rochester Institute of Technology.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Environmental Scientists and Specialists||4,400||$79,340|
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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