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Chemistry Schools in San Diego, California

There are nine schools around San Diego, CA offering chemistry programs. In 2010, 330 students graduated with degrees from San Diego chemistry schools. 240 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 47 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

319 students graduate from programs in San Diego in chemistry, on average, every year. This accounts for about 17% of chemistry students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, three students graduated with chemistry certificates, 14 with an associate's level degree, 240 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 47 with a degree at the master's level, and 26 with a doctorate level degree.

Nine chemistry schools are in San Diego. Of these, while seven schools are public, two schools are private. While private chemistry school tuition varies from $27,100 to $37,372, tuition at a public chemistry school varies from $5,044 to $11,306.

Average tuition for chemistry programs is $16,856. While the highest tuition for chemistry programs, which is $37,372 each year, is at the University of San Diego, the lowest tuition in San Diego, which is $5,044 per year, is at California State University-San Marcos.

San Diego chemistry schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Chemistry Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

319 students graduate from programs in San Diego in chemistry, on average, every year. This accounts for about 17% of chemistry students who schools in the state of California graduate. Specifically, three students graduated with chemistry certificates, 14 with an associate's level degree, 240 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 47 with a degree at the master's level, and 26 with a doctorate level degree.

Chemistry Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in San Diego, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 194
  • Bachelor 2007: 222
  • Bachelor 2008: 238
  • Bachelor 2009: 251
  • Bachelor 2010: 240
  • Master 2006: 47
  • Master 2007: 86
  • Master 2008: 29
  • Master 2009: 76
  • Master 2010: 47
  • Doctorate 2006: 32
  • Doctorate 2007: 34
  • Doctorate 2008: 38
  • Doctorate 2009: 43
  • Doctorate 2010: 26

Chemistry Program Availability in San Diego, California

San Diego schools offer a total of 19 programs in chemistry. Of these programs, 31.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the doctoral level, and the masters level.

Chemistry Program Availability in San Diego, California

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 3

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51930
  • 25th Percentile: 66990
  • Median: 89300
  • 75th Percentile: 114560
  • 90th Percentile: 141980

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27840
  • 25th Percentile: 33770
  • Median: 46350
  • 75th Percentile: 63470
  • 90th Percentile: 79800

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75870
  • Median Salary 2007: 81280
  • Median Salary 2008: 88110
  • Median Salary 2009: 88560
  • Median Salary 2010: 89300
  • Total Employed 2006: 1710
  • Total Employed 2007: 1430
  • Total Employed 2008: 1800
  • Total Employed 2009: 1910
  • Total Employed 2010: 2200

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41510
  • Median Salary 2007: 43210
  • Median Salary 2008: 42940
  • Median Salary 2009: 47090
  • Median Salary 2010: 46350
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1020
  • Total Employed 2010: 950

San Diego vs California Chemistry Employment

San Diego vs California Chemistry Employment

  • Employed in San Diego: 17.898% (3150)

Chemistry Schools in San Diego, California

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1. San Diego Miramar College

10440 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126-2999
(619) 388-7800

San Diego Miramar College offers two programs in chemistry. Specifically, it offers one certificate in chemistry to students and one chemistry degree at the associate's level. This college, which is located just 45.5 miles from neighboring San Clemente, is just a short commute away from within San Diego. This college ranks third in terms of enrollment in San Diego, CA.

2. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College offers two chemistry programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in chemistry by it and one associate's level chemistry degree. It is near the center of San Diego. 25,972 students seek degrees in 145 programs at this community college, overall.

3. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego, which is located just 28.3 miles from neighboring Carlsbad, is 4.3 miles from San Diego, CA and it offers one program in chemistry. It is the second biggest institution offering chemistry programs in San Diego.

4. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is located just 17.7 miles from El Cajon, is 5.5 miles from San Diego, CA and Point Loma offers one program in chemistry. This mid-sized school is the third biggest institution offering chemistry programs in San Diego.

5. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

Founded in 1914, San Diego City College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in the center of San Diego. This college offers subjects such as human services, personal training, and plumbing. This community college offers 74 certificates and 71 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 18,549 students pursued degrees from the 74 programs at this college. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits it. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

6. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University, which is located just 6.5 miles from neighboring El Cajon, is within commuting distance of central San Diego. This university offers three programs in chemistry. Of those, this big university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in chemistry, one chemistry degree at the master's level, and one chemistry degree at the doctorate level. 29,187 students pursue degrees in 150 San Diego State University programs, overall.