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
Virginia Commonwealth University offers 39 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 825 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 667 Bachelor's degrees, 83 Master's degrees, 67 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Certificates.
Eastern Kentucky University offers 11 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 148 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 126 Bachelor's degrees, and 22 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA||23 : 1||29,757|
|Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY||26 : 1||14,980|
|University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA||9 : 1||3,914|
|Virginia State University Petersburg, VA||17 : 1||4,365|
|Indiana University-East Richmond, IN||37 : 1||3,766|
|Randolph-Macon College Ashland, VA||14 : 1||1,543|
|Earlham College Richmond, IN||8 : 1||998|
|J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Richmond, VA||75 : 1||8,711|
|Virginia Union University Richmond, VA||20 : 1||1,451|
|John Tyler Community College Chester, VA||89 : 1||10,152|