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Chemistry Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 751 students earned their Chemistry degrees in GA.

A Chemistry major is the 51st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 563
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 111
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 111
Master’s Degree 62
Associate’s Degree 10
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.5%
  • Black or African American: 17.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 44.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.6%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Chemistry Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Georgia

There are 31,070 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Georgia

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $72,860. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 39 colleges in Georgia that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
34,316 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Georgia State. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,519.

#2

Emory University

Atlanta
127 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,593. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
32,723 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $65,500 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 90%. 79% of students get financical aid.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.29 years to complete their degree at UGA.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,795. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,722 Total Students

71% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.80%.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

In their early career, Mercer grads earn an average salary of $36,800. Most students complete their degree in 4.29 years. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,211 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,733 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $31,600 after graduation.

Chemistry Careers in GA

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 20% $46,230
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 18% $66,420
High School Teachers 15% $57,430
Physics Postsecondary Professors 14% $75,940
Chemistry Professors 14% $76,190
Natural Sciences Managers 12% $0
Chemists 10% $82,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Physics 266
Geological & Earth Sciences 149
General Physical Sciences 24
Astronomy & Astrophysics 21
Atmospheric Sciences 6

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