What will I learn?

A major in chemistry gives you an education in a dynamic field with applications to a near endless number of topics.

  • Health sciences - medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
  • Biochemistry - molecular biology, biotechnology
  • Materials science - plastics, fiber optics, composites
  • Environmental science and law
  • Forensics

The Chemistry Department Faculty has identified specific objectives of its undergraduate curriculum. The following are the program objectives (i.e. what we expect graduates to accomplish after graduating) and learning outcomes (i.e. what we expect the students to be able to do) that we would like to see our chemistry majors graduate with:

  • Students should have a working knowledge of the main areas of chemistry: organic, inorganic, analytical, and physical.
  • Students should possess critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Students should be able to perform and understand chemical research.
  • Students should be able to describe, both in writing and orally, chemical processes and procedures.
  • Students should be able to work in a chemical or related field.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$18,090.00 per year
Tuition amount is based on USD $603 per credit hour (actual tuition will vary based on the actual credit hours enrolled)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 August 2020, 19 January 2021


College of Arts and Sciences

1000 E. University Ave, Dept. 3254,



82070, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Completion of the success curriculum while attending high school. High School Success Curriculum: 4 years English, 4 years Math, 4 years Science, 3 years Social Science, 2 years of same Foreign Language.

For international students

Applicants must have completion of high school transcript.

English scores: Min. score 71 for iBT/ 6.0 IELTS / 51 Duolingo.


Fall semester (mid-August) - All application materials must be received by June 1.

Spring semester (early January) - All application materials must be received by November 1.

Summer semester (early May) - All application materials must be received by April 1.

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About this uni

The University of Wyoming offers outstanding, research-led learning opportunities and a classic American cultural experience.

  • Located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains landscape
  • Diverse student body from over 90 countries worldwide
  • Low student to faculty ratio and small classroom sizes
  • Over 200 programs of study to choose from