48 months
28470 USD/year
28470 USD/year
12280 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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With 29 faculty whose expertise span the major sub-disciplines of chemistry, over 60 Ph.D. and MS students and nearly 400 undergraduate majors, the UMBC Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a relatively intimate community dedicated to premiere education.

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This is accomplished by a highly motivated and research active faculty who direct groups in experimental and computational approaches that employ state of the art technologies in a facility, the Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Chemistry Building, that was fully renovated and re-dedicated in 2005.

Program Overview

The campus is located in suburban Baltimore, in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic region, along the Baltimore-Washington corridor, and thus benefits from close proximity to one of the world’s greatest concentrations of scientific research activity. Nearby NIH and NIST are the loci of a number of faculty research collaborations and many faculty interact closely with corporate, high-tech and the greater scientific community in the vicinity.

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  offers 5 Undergraduate Major Programs.

  • BS in Chemistry
  • BA in Chemistry
  • BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (joint program with the Department of Biological Sciences)
  • BA in Chemistry Education, Biochemistry Track
  • BA in Chemistry Education, Physical Chemistry Track
  • Writing in the Discipline

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Organic Laboratory 
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Advanced Laboratory 
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Scientific Computing
  • Advanced Instrumental Analysis

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

  • If you have or are currently earning your high school/secondary school diploma or equivalent but have not earned college credits at the university level AFTER earning your diploma, you should apply to UMBC as a first-year student.
    • We weigh a number of factors in making admission decisions. In addition to grade point average and standardized test scores, the strength of your curriculum, class rank, and other achievements as well as your essay will be considered. We expect applicants to have completed a strong college preparatory program of study from an accredited high school/secondary school.
    • If you have attended a postsecondary institution, such as a college or university, outside the United States, submit course by course credentials evaluated through one of the following evaluation services. 
    • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12280 USD per year during 48 months.


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