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Chemistry Schools in Rhode Island

In 2018-2019, 85 students earned their Chemistry degrees in RI.

In terms of popularity, Chemistry is the 70th most popular major in the state out of a total 204 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 51
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20
Master’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of chemistry majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 45.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.8%
  • Other Races: 12.9%
Chemistry Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 5,120 people employed in jobs related to a chemistry degree, compared to 1,333,980 nationwide.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a chemistry grad in the state is $85,390, compared to a typical salary of $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Rhode Island that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

#1

Brown University

Providence
33 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,257 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 60% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,777 Total Students

A typical student attending URI will pay a net price of $20,334. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years.

#3

Rhode Island College

Providence
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,766 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,600 a year. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $10,523.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,647 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,860 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Providence College

Providence
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,674 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

Chemistry Careers in RI

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Chemists 15% $81,710
Chemistry Professors 12% $92,010
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $124,430
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 7% $80,700
High School Teachers 3% $73,460
Physics Postsecondary Professors 0% $107,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Physics 82
Geological & Earth Sciences 69
Astronomy & Astrophysics 2

View all majors related to Chemistry

View Nationwide Chemistry Report

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