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Chemistry Schools in Nevada

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

In this state, Chemistry is the 69th most popular major out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 42
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 21
Associate’s Degree 11
Master’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.9%
  • White: 45.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.9%
  • Other Races: 10.1%
Chemistry Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Nevada

There are 7,510 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a chemistry grad in the state is $71,230, compared to a typical salary of $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Nevada that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 95%. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.98 years to graduate. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending UNLV will pay a net price of $10,551.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,752. 99% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,861 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it.


Western Nevada College

Carson City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,327 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending WNC will pay a net price of $10,960.

Chemistry Careers in NV

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Environmental Science Professors 33% $78,640
Forensic Science Technicians 30% $70,800
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 26% $62,290
Chemistry Professors 22% $72,330
High School Teachers 22% $57,730
Chemists 21% $66,210
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $102,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
General Physical Sciences 95
Geological & Earth Sciences 81
Physics 34
Atmospheric Sciences 9
Astronomy & Astrophysics 2

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