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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The chemistry and biology departments jointly administer a program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology which provides a double major in chemistry and biology.

Small Classes with excellence in the laboratory

The Chemistry program at the University of Redlands emphasizes hands on learning and close interaction between students and faculty. From first semester of general chemistry to the senior level advanced laboratory course, students learn the theoretical concepts and laboratory skills important to being well-educated chemists. Students learn to how read primary literature, to plan experiments and to acquire and analyze data, and they get direct experience with a variety of modern instruments. We also place a strong emphasis on scientific writing and oral presentation skills.

Undergraduate Research

Research is an integral part of the chemistry program. All chemistry majors undertake a research project starting no later than the May term of their junior year; many begin much earlier. For this project, students work with a faculty member on original research in chemistry. As the culmination of their work, students write a thesis and present their work in chemistry seminar. In addition to the required research, many chemistry majors also take part in the Science Center Summer Research program and present their work at local and national chemistry meetings. Student research can also result in publications in peer reviewed journals.

Program Learning Outcomes - Chemistry

Students graduating from the University of Redlands with a B.S. in chemistry will have demonstrated a mastery of chemistry at a level that will allow them to be successful in professional schools or in careers that benefit from knowledge of the physical sciences. 

This goal is elucidated in outcomes 1-7:

Master content in organic, physical, analytical, and inorganic chemistry by:

  • describing chemical and physical structures
  • problem solving using mathematical models
  • analyzing and describing the nature of chemical reactions and energy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The Common Application, including the personal essay and University of Redlands member questions
  • $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all secondary schools attended
  • One letter of recommendation from guidance/college counselor and/or the Common Application Secondary school report
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak to your academic ability
  • Students whose native language is not English, must meet the English requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Redlands

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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