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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in Kansas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Kansas receive chemistry degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 160 chemists graduate from Kansas' 24 chemistry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas with a chemistry program is Southwestern College, which is located in Winfield. In 2010, it was ranked 46th nationwide. 1 students graduated with a degree in chemistry from Southwestern College in 2010. Students at Southwestern College paid $20,656 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a chemistry program is Newman University, which is located in Wichita. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Newman University chemistry program. Tuition at Newman University was $20,712 per year.

The third-ranked school in Kansas that has a chemistry program is Sterling College. Sterling College, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Sterling. In 2010, Sterling College graduated 1 students from its chemistry programs. Tuition at Sterling College was $19,000 per year.

Cost

Chemistry schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $12,410 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $22,280 per year, or as little as $2,080 per year. In 2010, the chemistry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Bethel College - located in North Newton, students are charged $20,700 per year

The following Kansas chemistry schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Allen County Community College - located in Iola, students are charged $2,080 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Dodge City Community College - located in Dodge City, students are charged $2,180 per year

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

Most people who graduate from chemistry school in Kansas go on to work as a chemist. In 2010, there were 720 chemists working in Kansas. In Kansas, the largest numbers of chemists work in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 190 chemists
  2. Butler County - 50 chemists
  3. Jackson County - 40 chemists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of chemists in Kansas will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 790 chemists working in Kansas.

Salary

On average, a chemist earns a salary of $63,300 per year in Kansas state. However, Kansas chemists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $35,580 per year to more than $119,410 per year in 2010. On average a chemist earns the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Butler County - $66,260 per year
  2. Allen County - $54,000 per year
  3. Jackson County - $49,510 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for chemists are:

  1. Jackson County - $49,510 per year
  2. Allen County - $54,000 per year
  3. Butler County - $66,260 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in chemistry. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physics or chemistry.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemists 720 $63,300 35.8%
2
Chemical Technicians 540 $38,980 42.1%
3
Chemical Plant and System Operators 490 $50,610 -53.8%
 

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