Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry was founded by Nobel Laureate F.S. Rowland and has built an international reputation of distinction is scientific research. It is one of the nation’s largest producers of graduates with B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry. Research programs range from investigating the chemistry of the Earth’s atmosphere to visualizing individual molecules. U.S. News & World Report ranked Organic Chemistry 11th, Physical Chemistry 12th, and Theoretical Chemistry 18th in graduate school rankings. 




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