B.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Physics

University of California, Davis

48 months
44400 USD/year
44400 USD/year
14646 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The B.S. degree in Chemical Physics at the University of California, Davis, provides students with an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry, focusing on those areas that are at the interface of chemistry and physics.


Key facts

The Chemical Physics program offered by the University of California, Davis, include, for example, the experimental measurement and theoretical calculation of the detailed properties and behavior of atoms and molecules. An important experimental tool in chemical physics is spectroscopy, which uses conventional or laser light to probe the atomic and molecular properties of matter.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical and Physical Chemical Methods
  • Physical Chemistry: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics 
  • Physical Chemistry: Properties of Atoms and Molecules 
  • Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics, Equilibria and Kinetics 
  • Instrumental Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
  • Students who are not residents of California must earn a GPA of 3.40 or higher.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be competitive for freshman admission to UC Davis, prospective students must be on track to earn a high school diploma (or equivalent) and meet all UC freshman admission requirements. Our campus then reviews and assesses all applications as part of our UC Davis freshman application review process.
  • Freshman 1applicants are required to take the ACT with Writing or the SAT with Essay no later than December 31 of the year they apply.
  • International students must meet the same admission requirements and will be included in the same selection process as students from the United States.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    44400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14646 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14646 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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