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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in chemistry. In other words, every year an estimated 572 chemists graduate from Georgia's 32 chemistry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia with a chemistry program is Emory University, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. In 2010, Emory University graduated 95 students from its chemistry program. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a chemistry program is University of Georgia, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 63 students graduated from University of Georgia chemistry program. Tuition at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a chemistry program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, 75 students graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus chemistry program. The tuition rate at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus was $8,716 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Georgia's chemistry schools ranges from $39,158 per year to $2,280 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,715 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia chemistry schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Georgia chemistry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Augusta Technical College - located in Augusta, students are charged $2,280 per year
  2. Georgia Southwestern State University - located in Americus, students are charged $4,454 per year
  3. Armstrong Atlantic State University - located in Savannah, students are charged $4,510 per year

A chemistry degree from a Georgia school... what next?

Most people who graduate from chemistry school in Georgia go on to work as a chemist. Georgia had 1,440 chemists in 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of chemists work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 970 chemists
  2. Clarke County - 140 chemists
  3. Bryan County - 80 chemists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of chemists in Georgia will shrink by -1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,310 chemists working in Georgia.

Salary

On average, a chemist earns a salary of $71,930 per year in Georgia state. In 2010, however, some Georgia chemists earned as little as less than $23,980 per year or as much as more than $125,780 per year. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for chemists:

  1. Clarke County - $90,460 per year
  2. Bryan County - $75,350 per year
  3. Barrow County - $70,790 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for chemists:

  1. Appling County - $63,800 per year
  2. Burke County - $70,000 per year
  3. Barrow County - $70,790 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in chemistry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physics or chemistry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemistry in Georgia
  • Certificate in Chemistry in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,904 miles from location Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta GA 80.8786 42% 20,291
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,766 miles from location Augusta Technical College Augusta GA 18.8263 n/a 5,028
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,701 miles from location Savannah State University Savannah GA 17.8643 n/a 3,820
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,904 miles from location Spelman College Atlanta GA 35.9892 26% 2,229
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,963 miles from location Covenant College Lookout Mountain GA 62.8149 42% 1,367
5,950 miles from location Shorter University Rome GA 57.4714 31% 1,205
5,899 miles from location Oglethorpe University Atlanta GA 61.04 11% 1,100
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,763 miles from location Paine College Augusta GA 40.8694 21% 907
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685
5,919 miles from location Andrew College Cuthbert GA 14.991 41% 229
 

Curious what studying Chemistry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemists + 1,440 $71,930 -16.3%
2
Chemical Technicians + 1,280 $42,110 -23.8%
3
Chemical Plant and System Operators + 1,120 $49,750 -26.3%
 

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