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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in Idaho


Around 0.2% of Idaho's graduates graduate from chemistry degree programs every year. Thus, Idaho's 9 chemistry schools put out approximately 65 chemists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a chemistry program is University of Idaho. University of Idaho, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Moscow. In 2010, 18 students graduated from University of Idaho's chemistry program. The tuition rate at University of Idaho was $5,402 per year.

The second-ranked school in Idaho that has a chemistry program is The College of Idaho. The College of Idaho, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Caldwell. In 2010, 3 students graduated from The College of Idaho chemistry program. The tuition rate at The College of Idaho was $21,380 per year.

The third-ranked school in Idaho that has a chemistry program is Boise State University. Boise State University, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Boise. 11 students graduated with degree in chemistry from Boise State University in 2010. Students at Boise State University paid $5,300 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Idaho's chemistry schools ranges from $23,100 per year to $2,520 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,270 per year. The Idaho chemistry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Northwest Nazarene University - located in Nampa, students are charged $23,100 per year
  2. The College of Idaho - located in Caldwell, students are charged $21,380 per year
  3. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. Brigham Young University-Idaho - located in Rexburg, students are charged $3,660 per year

A chemistry degree from an Idaho school... what next?

The highest percentage of chemistry graduates in Idaho pursue careers as a chemist. If you decide to work as a chemist in Idaho, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 250 Idaho chemists as of 2010. The largest populations of Idaho chemists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bear Lake County - 130 chemists
  2. Ada County - 40 chemists
  3. Bonneville County

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of chemists is expected to grow by 16% by 2018. There are projected to be 340 chemists working in the Idaho then.

Salary

On average, a chemist earns a salary of $81,670 per year in Idaho state. In 2010, however, some Idaho chemists earned as little as less than $37,350 per year or as much as more than $141,200 per year. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for a chemist are:

  1. Bear Lake County - $102,560 per year
  2. Bonneville County - $66,190 per year
  3. Ada County - $54,300 per year

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

  1. Ada County - $54,300 per year
  2. Bonneville County - $66,190 per year
  3. Bear Lake County - $102,560 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in chemistry in Idaho and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physics or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Chemistry in Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in Idaho
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry in Idaho
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemistry in Idaho

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,299 miles from location Brigham Young University-Idaho Rexburg ID 31.5019 59% 14,944
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,480 miles from location University of Idaho Moscow ID 66.4145 44% 11,957
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,488 miles from location Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 18.6173 51% 4,200
7,533 miles from location Northwest Nazarene University Nampa ID 23.5206 n/a 1,950
7,536 miles from location The College of Idaho Caldwell ID 60.9825 36% 1,013
 

Curious what studying Chemistry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemical Plant and System Operators + 310 $50,160
2
Chemists + 250 $81,670 -24.2%
3
Chemical Technicians + 180 $35,740 -33.3%
 

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