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Chemistry Schools in South Dakota

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

As a degree choice, Chemistry is the 53rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 26
Master’s Degree 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Associate’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

In South Dakota, a chemistry major is equally popular with women and men.

Chemistry Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of chemistry majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 71.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 21.7%
  • Other Races: 1.7%
Chemistry Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in South Dakota

In this state, there are 4,110 people employed in jobs related to a chemistry degree, compared to 1,333,980 nationwide.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $62,550. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,512 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $19,503. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 92% of students get financical aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,858 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at BHSU. Graduates earn an average $29,900 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,525 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $19,078.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,920 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $18,075.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
584 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,427 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,934. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#7

Augustana University

Sioux Falls
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,113 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,891.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,675 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
880 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,049 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Mount Marty.

Chemistry Careers in SD

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 33% $51,740
Chemists 14% $58,370
Natural Sciences Managers 12% $99,900
Chemistry Professors 11% $69,630
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 8% $58,950
High School Teachers 6% $42,770
Physics Postsecondary Professors 0% $76,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Geological & Earth Sciences 25
Physics 18
Atmospheric Sciences 5
General Physical Sciences 3
Other Physical Science 3
Materials Sciences 1

View all majors related to Chemistry

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