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Chemistry - Pre-Health Emphasis, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

UNC’s chemistry program enables you to work directly with advanced technology, assist on faculty-led research projects and conduct original research. Our bachelor’s degree in chemistry stands out for its small classes and engaged faculty, with every chemistry lecture course being taught by experienced Ph.D. faculty (not graduate students). You’ll get personalized attention, professional mentoring and exceptional training that helps you stand out in the job market and strengthens your application for graduate school or medical school.

This Chemistry - Pre-Health Emphasis program from University of Northern Colorado offers focused preparation for medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, chiropractic and optometry schools. You’ll complete all the prerequisites necessary for admission to these schools, while gaining a strong background in chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics, physics and biological sciences. UNC helps you stand out in the applicant pool by offering personalized advising and advanced opportunities for research.

Your Future in Chemistry

You’ll get more hands-on lab experience and research training at UNC than you’d get in most chemistry bachelor’s degree programs. That preparation helps you stand out in the job market and the competition for graduate school placements.

Chemistry majors possess specialized scientific skills that are always in high demand, particularly in rapidly growing industries such as health care, environmental technologies and forensic science. The national demand for qualified STEM teachers creates an additional career option. The American Chemical Society identifies five major career branches for chemists: Industry, Government, Nonprofit, Entrepreneurship and Academia.

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:
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Undergraduate applicants are expected to meet a 2.5 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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