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Chemistry Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 35 schools located by Philadelphia, PA offering chemistry programs. 600 students graduated with degrees from Philadelphia chemistry schools in 2010. 393 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 119 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

587 students graduate from chemistry programs in this city, on average, every year. This accounts for around 37% of chemistry students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with an associate's level chemistry degree, 393 with a bachelor's level degree, 119 with a degree at the master's level, and 81 with a degree at the doctorate level.

35 chemistry schools are in Philadelphia. Of these, while ten schools are public, 25 schools are private. While private chemistry school tuition varies from $25,680 to $40,624, public chemistry school tuition varies from $7,680 to $13,293.

Average tuition for chemistry programs is $27,654. While the lowest tuition in Philadelphia, which is $7,680 per year, is at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania, the highest tuition for chemistry programs, which is $40,624 each year, is at Haverford College.

Philadelphia chemistry schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Chemistry Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

587 students graduate from chemistry programs in this city, on average, every year. This accounts for around 37% of chemistry students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Out of those, seven students graduated with an associate's level chemistry degree, 393 with a bachelor's level degree, 119 with a degree at the master's level, and 81 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Chemistry Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 19
  • Associate 2010: 7
  • Bachelor 2006: 351
  • Bachelor 2007: 385
  • Bachelor 2008: 348
  • Bachelor 2009: 368
  • Bachelor 2010: 393
  • Master 2006: 128
  • Master 2007: 127
  • Master 2008: 132
  • Master 2009: 120
  • Master 2010: 119
  • Doctorate 2006: 80
  • Doctorate 2007: 89
  • Doctorate 2008: 87
  • Doctorate 2009: 92
  • Doctorate 2010: 81

Chemistry Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Schools in Philadelphia offer a total of 53 programs in chemistry. Of these programs, approximately 62.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Chemistry Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 33
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 8

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41880
  • 25th Percentile: 52090
  • Median: 71930
  • 75th Percentile: 95430
  • 90th Percentile: 120590

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28710
  • 25th Percentile: 35070
  • Median: 43880
  • 75th Percentile: 61490
  • 90th Percentile: 75580

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57320
  • Median Salary 2007: 69170
  • Median Salary 2008: 72130
  • Median Salary 2009: 79390
  • Median Salary 2010: 71930
  • Total Employed 2006: 2210
  • Total Employed 2007: 2560
  • Total Employed 2008: 2650
  • Total Employed 2009: 2690
  • Total Employed 2010: 2330

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

Chemical Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39420
  • Median Salary 2007: 42060
  • Median Salary 2008: 45710
  • Median Salary 2009: 47220
  • Median Salary 2010: 43880
  • Total Employed 2006: 2230
  • Total Employed 2007: 2290
  • Total Employed 2008: 2230
  • Total Employed 2009: 1430
  • Total Employed 2010: 1080

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Chemistry Employment

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Chemistry Employment

  • Employed in Philadelphia: 46.585% (3410)

Chemistry Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1. The University of the Sciences

600 S 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
(215) 596-8800

The University of the Sciences offers three chemistry programs. Specifically, students are offered one chemistry degree at the bachelor's level by it, one master's level chemistry degree, and one doctorate level chemistry degree. This school, which is 22.8 miles from Wilmington, is located a short commute away from within Philadelphia. 2,868 students seek degrees in 44 University of the Sciences programs, overall.

2. Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
(610) 660-1000

Saint Joseph's University offers one program in chemistry and SJU, which is 24.0 miles from Wilmington, is a short commute away from within Philadelphia.

3. La Salle University

1900 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
(215) 951-1000

La Salle University, which is just 48.2 miles from neighboring New Brunswick, is located within commuting distance of central Philadelphia and La Salle offers one chemistry program. This school is one of 2 liberal arts colleges in Philadelphia.

4. Philadelphia University

School House Lane and Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
(215) 951-2700

Philadelphia University, which is just 42.8 miles from neighboring Bethlehem, is just a short commute away from within Philadelphia and PhilaU offers one chemistry program. PhilaU is a 4-year institution and PhilaU is one out of nine institutions in Philadelphia, PA offering chemistry.

5. Chestnut Hill College

9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
(215) 248-7000

Chestnut Hill College, which is just 42.7 miles from neighboring Vineland, is located a short commute away from within Philadelphia and it offers one chemistry program. This school is a 4-year institution and this small school is one out of nine institutions in Philadelphia, PA offering chemistry.

6. Drexel University

3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-2000

Drexel University, which is 4.0 miles from neighboring Camden, is located just a short commute away from within Philadelphia. This university offers three programs in chemistry. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level chemistry degree to students, one chemistry degree at the master's level, and one chemistry degree at the doctorate level. Drexel is a 4-year research institution and Drexel is one out of nine Philadelphia institutions offering chemistry.

7. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Temple University, which is 34.8 miles from neighboring Vineland, is located a short commute away from within Philadelphia. This university offers three programs in chemistry. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level chemistry degree by Temple, one master's level degree in chemistry, and one chemistry degree at the doctorate level. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution and it is one out of nine Philadelphia institutions offering chemistry.

8. Holy Family University

9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114-2009
(215) 637-7700

Founded in 1954, Holy Family University is a 4-year institution. HF is near Philadelphia, PA. This school offers students one associates level degree, 47 bachelors level degrees, and 19 degrees at the masters level. 3,270 students sought degrees from the 59 programs at this school in 2010. HF offers subjects including early childhood education and fire science. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it.

9. The University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
(215) 898-5000

The University of Pennsylvania offers three chemistry programs. More specifically, it offers one chemistry degree at the bachelor's level to students, one master's level chemistry degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in chemistry. UPenn, which is just 4.2 miles from Camden, is located within commuting distance of central Philadelphia. UPenn is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution and this university is one out of nine Philadelphia institutions offering chemistry.