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Chemistry Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 336 students earned their Chemistry degrees in CO.

In this state, Chemistry is the 61st most popular major out of a total 281 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 224
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 62
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 62
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 62
Master’s Degree 50

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.8%
  • White: 64.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.0%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Chemistry Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Colorado

23,990 people in the state and 1,333,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to chemistry.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Colorado

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $77,250. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Colorado that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
36,681 Total Students

64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,510. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,478 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. A typical student attending Colorado State will pay a net price of $19,800.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
25,645 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. 76% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $41,500 after graduation.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
13,437 Total Students

A typical student attending University of Northern Colorado will pay a net price of $14,230. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,192 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,204. 100% of the teachers are full time.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
6,325 Total Students

In their early career, Mines grads earn an average salary of $69,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at Mines.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,319 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
11,952 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 1.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
13,123 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. A typical student attending UCCS will pay a net price of $15,812. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,492 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at Colorado Mesa.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
6,736 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 52% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Chemistry Careers in CO

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 35% $62,870
Physics Postsecondary Professors 31% $85,980
Chemistry Professors 30% $76,180
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 24% $86,190
Chemists 21% $72,120
High School Teachers 20% $51,780
Environmental Science Professors 20% $63,050
Natural Sciences Managers 15% $127,080

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Geological & Earth Sciences 288
Physics 242
Astronomy & Astrophysics 81
Atmospheric Sciences 48
Materials Sciences 2

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