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Chemistry Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 240 students earned their Chemistry degrees in UT.

In terms of popularity, Chemistry is the 62nd most popular major in the state out of a total 263 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 176
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 37
Master’s Degree 20
Associate’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 67.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.2%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Chemistry Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Utah

13,430 people in the state and 1,333,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to chemistry.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Utah

In this state, chemistry grads earn an average of $90,680. Nationwide, they make an average of $83,850.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
115 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. 69% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UVU. A typical student attending UVU will pay a net price of $7,572. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,810 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate. 86% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

A typical student attending WSU will pay a net price of $11,832. The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at WSU. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

74% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Southern Utah University grads earn an average salary of $30,200. The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average.

#7

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,215 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,200 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,793.

#8

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

In their early career, Salt Lake Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,561.

#9

Dixie State University

Saint George
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
11,193 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,846. 90% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years.

#10

Snow College

Ephraim
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,383 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Chemistry Careers in UT

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Environmental Science Professors 40% $79,480
Chemistry Professors 39% $78,580
Physics Postsecondary Professors 39% $88,920
Chemists 36% $65,750
Natural Sciences Managers 35% $86,880
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 32% $66,510
High School Teachers 27% $57,400
Forensic Science Technicians 21% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Physics 207
Geological & Earth Sciences 137
Atmospheric Sciences 21
Astronomy & Astrophysics 9
Other Physical Science 7
General Physical Sciences 1

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