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Chemistry Schools in Kansas

In 2018-2019, 168 students earned their Chemistry degrees in KS.

A Chemistry major is the 72nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 115
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Master’s Degree 23
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.5%
  • White: 54.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 23.2%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Chemistry Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Kansas

In this state, there are 13,630 people employed in jobs related to a chemistry degree, compared to 1,333,980 nationwide.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Kansas

A typical salary for a chemistry grad in the state is $77,600, compared to a typical salary of $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Kansas that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 15 below:

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,690 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
22,221 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.70% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at K -State. Graduates earn an average $38,400 after graduation.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,625 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,910. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,778 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at WSU.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
6,571 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,683.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
5,796 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. In their early career, ESU grads earn an average salary of $31,500. The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,124 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,700 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
741 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 6.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,523 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 54%. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at FHSU.

#10

Friends University

Wichita
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,926 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Newman University

Wichita
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
3,373 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. In their early career, Newman University grads earn an average salary of $38,000.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
444 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $25,213.

#10

University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,254 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 47%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,798.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,548 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,700 after graduation. A typical student attending Dodge City Community College will pay a net price of $3,857. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#10

Baker University

Baldwin City
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,769 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,600 a year. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Chemistry Careers in KS

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Chemistry Professors 17% $86,460
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 14% $65,410
Forensic Science Technicians 9% $51,100
Chemists 8% $73,840
High School Teachers 5% $49,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Geological & Earth Sciences 107
Physics 92
General Physical Sciences 23
Atmospheric Sciences 11
Astronomy & Astrophysics 7

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