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Chemistry at Skidmore College

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Chemistry at Skidmore College

Every chemistry school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the chemistry program at Skidmore College stacks up to those at other schools.

Skidmore is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and has a total student population of 2,582. In 2021, 21 chemistry majors received their bachelor's degree from Skidmore.

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

Skidmore Chemistry Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

Skidmore Chemistry Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The chemistry major at Skidmore 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
Most Focused Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 36
Most Focused Chemistry Schools 42
Best Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 67
Best Chemistry Schools 67
Most Popular Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 185
Best Value Chemistry Bachelor’s Degree Schools 242
Most Popular Chemistry Schools 262

How Much Do Chemistry Graduates from Skidmore Make?

The median salary of chemistry students who receive their bachelor's degree at Skidmore is $37,996. This is 2% higher than $37,104, which is the national average for all chemistry bachelor's degree recipients.


Chemistry Student Demographics at Skidmore

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

Skidmore Chemistry Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 21 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Skidmore in 2020-2021, 33% were men and 67% were women.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in chemistry at Skidmore 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 Skidmore College with a bachelor's in chemistry.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Skidmore 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 Skidmore 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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