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Chemistry at University of Southern California

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Chemistry at University of Southern California

Chemistry is one of the majors in the physical sciences program at University of Southern California.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how USC ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in chemistry.

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Chemistry Degrees Available at USC

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry
  • Doctorate Degree in Chemistry

USC Chemistry Rankings

The chemistry major at USC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Chemistry. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Chemistry 471
Most Focused Colleges for Chemistry 1,148

Popularity of Chemistry at USC

During the 2018-2019 academic year, University of Southern California handed out 10 bachelor's degrees in chemistry. Due to this, the school was ranked #471 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 44% over the previous year when 18 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 1 students received their master’s degree in chemistry from USC. This makes it the #268 most popular school for chemistry master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 23 students received their doctoral degrees in chemistry in 2019, making the school the #45 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Student Debt Do Chemistry Graduates from USC Have?

Student Debt of Chemistry Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at USC, chemistry students borrow a median amount of $2,750 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all chemistry bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,000.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the chemistry program at USC is $29 per month.

USC Chemistry Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the chemistry majors at University of Southern California.

USC Chemistry Bachelor’s Program

Of the 10 chemistry students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from USC, about 50% were men and 50% were women.

USC Gender Breakdown of Chemistry Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Southern California with a bachelor's in chemistry.

Ethnic Diversity of Chemistry Majors at University of Southern California
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 1

USC Chemistry Master’s Program

All of the 1 students who graduated with a Master’s in chemistry from USC in 2019 were women.

USC Gender Breakdown of Chemistry Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at USC are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 100% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Southern California with a master's in chemistry.

Ethnic Diversity of Chemistry Majors at University of Southern California
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Physics 36
Geological & Earth Sciences 22
Materials Sciences 11
General Physical Sciences 2
Astronomy & Astrophysics 2

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