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Chemistry Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 52 students earned their Chemistry degrees in ME.

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

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 45
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 65.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.3%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Chemistry Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Maine

7,020 people in the state and 1,333,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to chemistry.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Maine

Chemistry grads earn an average of $66,830 in the state and $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Maine that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at UMaine. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 70% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Colby College

Waterville
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,000 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. 52% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#3

Bates College

Lewiston
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,832 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 1.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 46% of students get financical aid.

#4

Bowdoin College

Brunswick
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,828 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Bowdoin. This private school has an average net price of $21,300.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending University of Southern Maine will pay a net price of $12,180. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,106 Total Students

In their early career, Saint Joseph's Maine grads earn an average salary of $39,900. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. This private school has an average net price of $26,405.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,010 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 52%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,761 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,358. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Chemistry Careers in ME

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Chemists 7% $59,110
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $107,400
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2% $53,240
Chemistry Professors 0% $71,420
Forensic Science Technicians 0% $47,680
Physics Postsecondary Professors 0% $78,650
Environmental Science Professors 0% $61,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Physics 63
Geological & Earth Sciences 45
General Physical Sciences 3

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