Chemistry, B.Sc. | Rice University | Houston, United States
48 months
54100 USD/year
54100 USD/year
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The Department of Chemistry at Rice University offers undergraduate chemistry majors leading to both the bachelor of science (BS) degree and the bachelor of arts (BA) degree.


The Chemistry BS program at Rice University rigorously prepares students for advanced work in chemistry or a related discipline, and the degree requirements are consistent with the guidelines for certification by the American Chemical Society. 

This curriculum provides a broad and comprehensive introduction to core areas of chemistry while promoting depth of understanding in one or more specific fields. 

Key Features 

  • BS students complete a series of foundation courses in general chemistry, analytical chemistry, biological chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry. 
  • Students then complete one or more areas of specialization, consisting of in-depth courses both in and out of the specialization. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • General Chemistry
  • The Chemistry Of Art
  • Advanced Topics In General Chemistry Laboratory
  • Advanced Topics In General Chemistry
  • Wild Topics In Chemistry And Nanotechnology
  • Organic Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Coalition Application or the Common Application and Rice writing supplement
  • $75 nonrefundable application fee (must be paid online)
  • Official high school transcript in English (or a certified English translation)
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Early decision agreement
  • Demonstration of English proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54100 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    54100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54100 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 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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