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Chemistry Schools in Minnesota

In 2018-2019, 578 students earned their Chemistry degrees in MN.

A Chemistry major is the 43rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 464
Master’s Degree 64
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 37
Associate’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 66.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.9%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Chemistry Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Minnesota

There are 27,040 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Minnesota

A typical salary for a chemistry grad in the state is $86,150, compared to a typical salary of $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Minnesota that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

239 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. A typical student attending UMN Twin Cities will pay a net price of $17,479. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

#2

St Olaf College

Northfield
49 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
3,072 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,700 after graduation. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,858 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 82% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%.

#4

Carleton College

Northfield
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
2,115 Total Students

86% of the teachers are full time. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#5

Macalester College

Saint Paul
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,098 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,783. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,605 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,400 a year.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,499 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%. Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
2,237 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. 96% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,042 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 74% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Hamline University

Saint Paul
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,404 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Chemistry Careers in MN

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $60,500
Environmental Science Professors 14% $89,100
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 14% $68,060
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $117,190
Chemists 8% $83,090
High School Teachers 5% $61,570
Physics Postsecondary Professors 4% $88,120
Chemistry Professors 3% $75,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Physics 264
Geological & Earth Sciences 134
Astronomy & Astrophysics 25
Atmospheric Sciences 8
Materials Sciences 3
Other Physical Science 2

View all majors related to Chemistry

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