Top Chemistry, General Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

California awards the most Bachelors degrees in Chemistry, General of all US states with 1,523 degrees being awarded last year. Students wanting to major in Chemistry, General can expect around 54% percent of their classmates to be women and 46% percent of their classmates to be male. Most students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, General is $45,700.

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Top Colleges for Chemistry, General

If you want to major in Chemistry, General, then you should consider applying to Princeton University! This school awards approximately 27 degrees at the Bachelors degree level in Chemistry, General per year.

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Careers for Chemistry, General Majors

For Chemistry, General majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, Chemists and Natural Sciences Managers. Not only that, Chemistry, General graduates may land a high-paying job, such as Natural Sciences Managers or Chemists.

Top Paying Careers for Chemistry, General

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Chemists   (Median Wage: $79,430)
  3. Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $79,410)
  4. Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education   (Median Wage: $61,820)