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Chemistry Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 400 students earned their Chemistry degrees in WI.

In terms of popularity, Chemistry is the 57th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Chemistry Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 309
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 62
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 62
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 62
Master’s Degree 21
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 8

Gender Distribution

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

Chemistry Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 74.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 13.0%
  • Other Races: 2.5%
Chemistry Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Chemistry Grads in Wisconsin

There are 24,500 people in the state and 1,333,980 people in the nation working in chemistry jobs.

Chemistry Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Chemistry Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a chemistry grad in the state is $71,690, compared to a typical salary of $83,850 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Wisconsin that offer chemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UW - Madison. 62% of students get financical aid. 82% of the teachers are full time.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,604 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,166. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. 76% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Beloit College

Beloit
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

An average student at Beloit will pay a net price of $14,877. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,955 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
4,295 Total Students

79% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 65% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. It takes the average student 4.86 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
16,410 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. The 3.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,597 Total Students

The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UW - La Crosse. The full-time teacher rate is 85%. 79% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Carthage College

Kenosha
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,872 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,764. Graduates earn an average $37,000 after graduation. The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,463 Total Students

The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at Lawrence U. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Ripon College

Ripon
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
807 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,900 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years.

Chemistry Careers in WI

Some of the careers chemistry majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Chemists 22% $69,810
Natural Sciences Managers 18% $98,510
Environmental Science Professors 17% $69,090
Forensic Science Technicians 13% $53,300
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 13% $56,990
Chemistry Professors 6% $68,960
Physics Postsecondary Professors 4% $75,920
High School Teachers 3% $56,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Physics 268
Geological & Earth Sciences 165
Atmospheric Sciences 31
Astronomy & Astrophysics 27
Materials Sciences 12

View all majors related to Chemistry

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