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Study chemistry in the USA

An in-depth guide to studying chemistry in the USA as an international student

What types of chemistry degree can you study in the USA?

What do chemistry experts in USA say?

  • Dr Michael Janusa

    Dr Michael Janusa

    Stephen F. Austin State University Chair
    Dr Michael Janusa says

    Chemistry is the study of the composition, properties and behavior of matter. Chemistry is considered the “central science”, as it is the science of the molecular scale, and it is at the molecular level that major advancements are being made in areas such as medicine, nanotechnology, new materials, and the environment. Understanding chemistry is useful as it provides a basis for understanding the physical world and overlaps many of the other sciences.

    A graduate education from the US gives the international student an opportunity to gain valuable experience in research and teaching in their discipline. Many US universities offer graduate research and teaching assistantships that support students with income while they further their education.

    Studying chemistry abroad will give you the opportunity to see the world through exploring new employment prospects, broadening your knowledge in the discipline, and attending conferences and exhibitions.

    International students who choose to study chemistry in the USA will be prepared to further their education or obtain industry, government, or research positions.

Top chemistry programs in the USA

What are the top chemistry undergraduate programs in the USA?

Bachelor's in chemistry in the USA

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    Chemistry - BSc St. Francis College, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    26,688 USD
    Start date
    January, May, September
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    Chemistry - Geochemistry - BSc Concord University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    18,186 USD
    Start date
    January, September
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    Chemistry - BA Long Island University Post, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    35,736 USD
    Start date
    January, September
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    Chemistry - BA Greenville University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    27,580 USD
    Start date
    January, August
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    Secondary Education (Chemistry) (West Campus) - BAEd Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    29,834 USD
    Start date
    January, May, August
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Associate in chemistry in the USA

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    Chemistry - ASc Santiago Canyon College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    8,304 USD
    Start date
    February, June, August
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    Liberal Arts & Sciences: Adolescence Education (Chemistry) - ASc Mohawk Valley Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    6,892 USD
    Start date
    January, September
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    Chemistry - ASc St. Charles Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    5,520 USD
    Start date
    January, August
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    Chemistry - AA Hesston College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    28,440 USD
    Start date
    August, January
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What are the top chemistry graduate programs in the USA?

Master's in chemistry in the USA

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    Biochemistry (Medicinal Chemistry) - MSc Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    24,918 USD
    Start date
    January, May, August
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    Chemistry - MSc University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    22,896 USD
    Start date
    August
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    Chemistry - MSc University of Wyoming, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    15,500 USD
    Start date
    May, September
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    Chemistry - STEM Designated - MSc American University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    44,600 USD
    Start date
    January, August
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    Chemistry - MA/MSc Texas State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    15,034 USD
    Start date
    January, August
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Doctorate in chemistry in the USA

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    Chemistry - PhD University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    22,896 USD
    Start date
    August
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    Chemistry - PhD University of Wyoming, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    15,500 USD
    Start date
    May, September
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    Chemistry - PhD Clark University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    15,616 USD
    Start date
    January, September
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    Chemistry - PhD University of Southern Mississippi, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    10,770 USD
    Start date
    January, August
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    Chemistry and Biochemistry - PhD Duquesne University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    29,124 USD
    Start date
    January, August
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