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Chemistry Schools in Florida

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

In terms of popularity, Chemistry is the 76th most popular major in the state out of a total 294 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 614
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 135
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 135
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 135
Master’s Degree 92

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.8%
  • White: 42.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.4%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Chemistry Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Florida

There are 57,950 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Florida

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $67,800. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Florida that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville
205 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,407 Total Students

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UF. In their early career, UF grads earn an average salary of $42,600. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,311. The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $9,838. The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at USF Tampa. 77% of the teachers are full time.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
42,450 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. 96% of students get financical aid.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at UCF. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
30,061 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,768. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year.

#7

University of Miami

Coral Gables
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,811 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at U Miami will pay a net price of $30,841.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
17,117 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.30%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,557 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
9,626 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.98 years. A typical student attending Florida A&M University will pay a net price of $15,341.

Chemistry Careers in FL

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 22% $51,650
Natural Sciences Managers 19% $0
Environmental Science Professors 18% $78,200
Physics Postsecondary Professors 18% $93,420
Chemists 18% $62,400
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 15% $49,500
Chemistry Professors 14% $86,330
High School Teachers 14% $52,120

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Physics 347
Geological & Earth Sciences 261
Atmospheric Sciences 60
Astronomy & Astrophysics 45
Materials Sciences 4
Other Physical Science 2

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