As a child, you were more excited for science fair than recess. Now as an adult, when you watch The Big Bang Theory, you actually know what they’re talking about. Science is your thing, and you’re hoping that passion can take your career to the next level.
The number of science related jobs is increasing faster than the national average,* but so is the attention. Interests in the sciences has seen a 19% increase from female students and an 11% increase from male students*. Careers in the science field also have the largest salary range of any field, spanning from $33,000-$104,000*, leaving much to consider when choosing your path.
You’ve got the smarts and the know-how, and you’re on the right path. How it works, what it’s made of, and how can I fix it are common thoughts that run through your mind. Turn those thoughts into money with a career in science.*Bureau of Labor Statistics
William & Mary offers 15 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a small suburb. In 2019, 442 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 377 Bachelor's degrees, 37 Master's degrees, and 28 Doctoral degrees.
Old Dominion University offers 24 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 378 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 329 Bachelor's degrees, 34 Master's degrees, 10 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|William & Mary Williamsburg, VA||12 : 1||8,773|
|Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA||27 : 1||23,675|
|Christopher Newport University Newport News, VA||17 : 1||4,919|
|Hampton University Hampton, VA||16 : 1||4,293|
|Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA||66 : 1||19,064|
|Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, VA||10 : 1||1,275|
|Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA||23 : 1||5,601|
|Virginia Wesleyan University Virginia Beach, VA||17 : 1||1,487|
|Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton, VA||67 : 1||7,314|
|Northeast Community College Norfolk, NE||41 : 1||5,258|
|Regent University Virginia Beach, VA||75 : 1||10,365|
|Centura College-Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA||54 : 1||107|