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Chemistry Schools in Missouri

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

As a degree choice, Chemistry is the 51st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 372
Master’s Degree 50
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 47
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 47
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 47
Associate’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 62.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.4%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Chemistry Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Missouri

There are 32,280 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Missouri

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $73,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 35 colleges in Missouri that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. 94% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 7.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
16,191 Total Students

In their early career, WUSTL grads earn an average salary of $56,500. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $27,427.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at Mizzou. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,526. Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years.

#5

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
8,392 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.46 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#6

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
12,799 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
5,231 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%. 88% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,988 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 55% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,088 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. A typical student attending Missouri University of Science and Technology will pay a net price of $14,205. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
7,104 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,207.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
10,637 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. A typical student attending Southeast Missouri State University will pay a net price of $13,113. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Southeast Missouri State University.

Chemistry Careers in MO

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Environmental Science Professors 22% $85,890
Natural Sciences Managers 21% $104,550
Physics Postsecondary Professors 19% $74,350
Chemistry Professors 18% $77,820
Forensic Science Technicians 17% $50,310
Chemists 16% $66,830
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 10% $46,740
High School Teachers 5% $48,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Physics 196
Geological & Earth Sciences 159
Atmospheric Sciences 42
Materials Sciences 9

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