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
Stanford University offers 58 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 850 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 324 Bachelor's degrees, 266 Doctoral degrees, and 260 Master's degrees.
San Jose State University offers 27 Mathematics and Science degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 417 Mathematics and Science students graduated with students earning 315 Bachelor's degrees, 88 Master's degrees, and 14 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Stanford University Stanford, CA||11 : 1||17,249|
|San Jose State University San Jose, CA||42 : 1||36,085|
|Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA||15 : 1||8,669|
|De Anza College Cupertino, CA||75 : 1||18,669|
|Mission College Santa Clara, CA||33 : 1||6,995|
|West Valley College Saratoga, CA||36 : 1||7,619|
|Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA||89 : 1||15,123|
|Evergreen Valley College San Jose, CA||86 : 1||9,774|
|San Jose City College San Jose, CA||71 : 1||8,760|
|Gavilan College Gilroy, CA||71 : 1||5,573|