48 months
20632 USD/year
20632 USD/year
7272 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Chemistry degree at Indiana University South Bend offers a broad base of chemistry, physical science, mathematics, humanities, and other fields that give a liberal arts perspective with chemistry.


This degree prepares students at Indiana University South Bend for graduate studies in materials science, polymer Chemistry, environmental chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, drug design, natural products, alternative energies, and a variety of other fields. Many graduates pursue additional studies medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and others. Still other graduates obtain rewarding jobs in industry, including quality control, analytical chemistry, environmental testing, toxicology, food science, essential oils, diagnostic testing, adhesive development, forensic chemistry, and many other fields.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of Indiana University South Bend with degrees in chemistry or biochemistry pursue advanced studies in medical school, dental school, pharmacy and pharmacology programs, or graduate programs in various fields of chemistry and biochemistry. Other graduates immediately start rewarding careers in industry, such as working in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, perfume industry, food technology, adhesives, steel and lubricant industries, medical and agricultural diagnostics, instrumentation development, as well as pharmaceutical sales and textbook support.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry
  • Experimental Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry Lectures 
  • Critical Thinking
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • The Natural World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

IU South Bend accepts applications on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply by the priority admission deadline for the term you want to start.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee. The $65 application fee is required of all applicants and is non-refundable.
  • English Language Proficiency Documentation
  • If English is not your native language, you must demonstrate proficiency in English before you can be admitted to IU South Bend.
  • Immigration Documentation (non-US citizens only; not required for an admission decision)
  • Documentation of Financial Support (those seeking F-1 status only; not required for an admissions decision)
  • Official Academic Records. You may upload copies of your official transcripts and diploma certificates via your Atlas account.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10316 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10316 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3636 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for South Bend

885 - 1432 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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