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Chemistry Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 1,291 students earned their Chemistry degrees in TX.

A Chemistry major is the 61st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 852
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 203
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 203
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 203
Master’s Degree 128
Associate’s Degree 108

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.7%
  • Black or African American: 7.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 27.3%
  • White: 35.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.3%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
Chemistry Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Texas

126,860 people in the state and 1,333,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to chemistry.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Texas

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $87,490. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 87 colleges in Texas that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,090 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $48,600 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,944. Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,148 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $16,161. The 3.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
39,336 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UNT. In their early career, UNT grads earn an average salary of $37,600.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
29,113 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,166. Most students complete their degree in 4.69 years. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Rice University

Houston
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
7,282 Total Students

An average student at Rice will pay a net price of $20,879. The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,742 Total Students

A typical student attending Texas Tech will pay a net price of $17,033. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 89%.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
21,558 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The 5.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,543 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $14,336. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
48,635 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,410. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Chemistry Careers in TX

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Forensic Science Technicians 29% $50,860
High School Teachers 21% $57,800
Chemists 17% $78,810
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 16% $74,800
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $117,130
Environmental Science Professors 14% $82,600
Chemistry Professors 13% $79,220
Physics Postsecondary Professors 13% $88,240

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Geological & Earth Sciences 1,013
Physics 760
Astronomy & Astrophysics 61
Atmospheric Sciences 52
General Physical Sciences 34
Materials Sciences 4

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