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Chemistry Schools in Connecticut

313 Chemistry students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Chemistry is the 50th most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 184
Master’s Degree 66
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 63
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 63
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 63

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.9%
  • White: 50.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.3%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Chemistry Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Connecticut

There are 19,030 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Connecticut

Chemistry grads earn an average of $83,220 in the state and $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Connecticut that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%.

#1

Yale University

New Haven
83 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,433 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $56,600 after graduation. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years.

#3

Wesleyan University

Middletown
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,217 Total Students

The average student takes 4.05 years to complete their degree at Wesleyan U. The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 47% get financial aid.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,900 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,867 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

#6

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $25,508. The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

A typical student attending SCSU will pay a net price of $19,291. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,642 Total Students

A typical student attending WestConn will pay a net price of $19,124. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Fairfield University

Fairfield
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Fairfield U. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,207 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $39,307. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

Chemistry Careers in CT

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 16% $75,430
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $156,340
Chemists 8% $85,510
Chemistry Professors 6% $75,590
Physics Postsecondary Professors 5% $84,820
Environmental Science Professors 4% $85,870
Forensic Science Technicians 0% $74,700
High School Teachers -3% $76,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Physics 182
Geological & Earth Sciences 126
Astronomy & Astrophysics 27
Other Physical Science 13
Atmospheric Sciences 10
General Physical Sciences 9

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