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Chemistry Schools in Michigan

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

As a degree choice, Chemistry is the 55th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 373
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 125
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 125
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 125
Master’s Degree 115
Associate’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 60.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.6%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
Chemistry Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Michigan

There are 33,680 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a chemistry grad in the state is $79,860, compared to a typical salary of $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
48,090 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $49,800 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 88%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,600 a year. 66% of students get financical aid.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
26,824 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,226. It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
17,784 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,394.

#5

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,013 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,560. Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.78 years to graduate.

#6

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
1,286 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Hope College

Holland
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
3,056 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,814. In their early career, Hope grads earn an average salary of $36,500.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $18,019. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,027 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,348. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#10

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,362 Total Students

The average student takes 4.75 years to complete their degree at Central Michigan. The full-time teacher rate is 72%. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Chemistry Careers in MI

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $72,250
Environmental Science Professors 13% $0
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 11% $63,970
Chemistry Professors 10% $87,200
Physics Postsecondary Professors 10% $93,740
Chemists 8% $73,470
High School Teachers 6% $62,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Physics 344
Geological & Earth Sciences 223
General Physical Sciences 83
Astronomy & Astrophysics 40
Atmospheric Sciences 35
Materials Sciences 24
Other Physical Science 16

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