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Chemistry Schools in Maryland

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

In terms of popularity, Chemistry is the 57th most popular major in the state out of a total 286 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 236
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 52
Master’s Degree 33
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.6%
  • Black or African American: 10.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.4%
  • White: 59.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.5%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Chemistry Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Maryland

29,570 people in the state and 1,333,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to chemistry.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Maryland

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $79,550. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Maryland that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

In their early career, Johns Hopkins grads earn an average salary of $62,700. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

A typical student attending UMCP will pay a net price of $18,457. 74% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 53%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,186. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
4,512 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,767 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at UMBC. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,706.

#6

Salisbury University

Salisbury
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,567 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years.

#7

St Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,582 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. 74% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $20,637.

#8

McDaniel College

Westminster
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,780 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%.

#9

Washington College

Chestertown
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,367 Total Students

The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $26,718. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,406 Total Students

An average student at Mount St Mary's University will pay a net price of $28,060. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

Chemistry Careers in MD

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Environmental Science Professors 11% $77,710
Physics Postsecondary Professors 8% $100,430
High School Teachers 8% $71,170
Forensic Science Technicians 7% $62,500
Chemistry Professors 6% $81,830
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $137,500
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4% $71,820
Chemists 2% $116,360

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Physics 318
Geological & Earth Sciences 103
Other Physical Science 66
Astronomy & Astrophysics 30
Atmospheric Sciences 27
General Physical Sciences 17

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