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Chemistry Schools in Indiana

In 2018-2019, 561 students earned their Chemistry degrees in IN.

A Chemistry major is the 52nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Indiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 432
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 95
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 95
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 95
Master’s Degree 28
Associate’s Degree 5
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in IN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 66.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.0%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Chemistry Majors in IN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Indiana

In this state, there are 26,340 people employed in jobs related to a chemistry degree, compared to 1,333,980 nationwide.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Indiana

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $65,270. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in Indiana that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
44,474 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. A typical student attending Purdue will pay a net price of $12,527. Graduates earn an average $44,800 after graduation.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
43,503 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 87% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
29,579 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
12,607 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $32,096. In their early career, Notre Dame grads earn an average salary of $61,800. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

#5

Butler University

Indianapolis
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
5,495 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $45,200 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,884 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 81% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,786 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,400 a year.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,935 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 99% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
13,044 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. In their early career, Indiana State grads earn an average salary of $31,800. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
10,473 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $10,605.

Chemistry Careers in IN

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title IN Job Growth IN Median Salary
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 19% $58,480
Forensic Science Technicians 16% $62,290
Chemists 10% $62,160
Environmental Science Professors 9% $0
Physics Postsecondary Professors 8% $96,470
Chemistry Professors 8% $78,540
High School Teachers 6% $50,420
Natural Sciences Managers 5% $54,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in IN
Physics 276
Geological & Earth Sciences 109
Atmospheric Sciences 27
Astronomy & Astrophysics 25
General Physical Sciences 2

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