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Chemistry Schools in Alabama

356 students earned Chemistry degrees in Alabama in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Chemistry is the 52nd most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Alabama

Chemistry majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 296
Master’s Degree 33
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a chemistry major is more popular with women than with men.

Chemistry Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of chemistry majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 18.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 59.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.3%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Chemistry Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Alabama

18,520 people in the state and 1,333,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to chemistry.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a chemistry grad in the state is $76,220, compared to a typical salary of $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Alabama that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,100 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. 75% of the teachers are full time.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
22,080 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. A typical student attending UAB will pay a net price of $17,005. Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,460 Total Students

A typical student attending Auburn will pay a net price of $23,696. 75% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,702 Total Students

The average student takes 4.81 years to complete their degree at UNA. A typical student attending UNA will pay a net price of $12,557. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,988 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,188 Total Students

The average student takes 5.18 years to complete their degree at AUM. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,680. 97% of the teachers are full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,553 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,397 Total Students

61% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,876 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.32 years.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,209 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,400 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,436 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.66 years.

Chemistry Careers in AL

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Environmental Science Professors 17% $0
Forensic Science Technicians 12% $50,840
Chemistry Professors 8% $75,010
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 7% $60,220
Physics Postsecondary Professors 6% $80,620
High School Teachers 3% $51,440

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to chemistry.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Physics 111
Geological & Earth Sciences 79
Other Physical Science 43
Atmospheric Sciences 27
Materials Sciences 12

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