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Chemistry Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 421 students earned their Chemistry degrees in NJ.

As a degree choice, Chemistry is the 56th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 258
Master’s Degree 76
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 60
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 60
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 60
Associate’s Degree 26
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of chemistry majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 14.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.5%
  • White: 39.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.5%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Chemistry Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 40,820 people employed in jobs related to a chemistry degree, compared to 1,333,980 nationwide.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in New Jersey

Chemistry grads earn an average of $96,100 in the state and $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in New Jersey that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Princeton University

Princeton
88 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
8,374 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $9,749. The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years.

#3

Rowan University

Glassboro
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,465 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $25,529. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.

#4

Seton Hall University

South Orange
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,903. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,800 a year.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
7,686 Total Students

A typical student attending TCNJ will pay a net price of $27,026. 44% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
9,621 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $20,399. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Stockton State. In their early career, Stockton State grads earn an average salary of $35,600.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,451 Total Students

The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,888.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Monmouth University

West Long Branch
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
6,167 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
6,929 Total Students

An average student at Stevens will pay a net price of $37,598. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Chemistry Careers in NJ

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Chemists 10% $89,000
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $166,190
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 8% $77,190
Environmental Science Professors 7% $91,370
Physics Postsecondary Professors 7% $99,000
Chemistry Professors 6% $0
High School Teachers 2% $74,700
Forensic Science Technicians 0% $58,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Physics 290
General Physical Sciences 133
Geological & Earth Sciences 119
Astronomy & Astrophysics 46
Materials Sciences 23
Atmospheric Sciences 15
Other Physical Science 1

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