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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Frostburg, MD, United States
A degree in Chemistry from Frostburg State University is your key to a career full of engaging challenges and innovations that can help the entire world. Our chemistry program focuses on active learning and real-world projects at a time when experience is becoming more important to landing a first job. 
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Program highlights

  • Participate in ongoing research on topics including the active medical components in black cohosh plants, natural gas extraction from Marcellus Shale and new eco-friendly solvents for organic reactions.

  • Perform experiments in state-of-the-art facilities to get the most out of each and every lab. FSU chemistry students work with instruments and technology typically reserved for graduate student use only at other institutions.

  • Showcase your work at conferences like the American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition or the Frostburg State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium.

  • Relax at registration time, knowing you’ll get into the classes you need. FSU strives to have no waiting lists for General Chemistry courses, which can fill quickly due to the many programs that make use of their solid, foundational content.

  • Excel in our newly redesigned General Chemistry I course, which now implements more student-centered, active learning and produces students who outperform their peers in the same course nationwide.

  • Meet other Chemistry students and join in great events with the FSU Pre-Med Society or the Student Members of the American Chemical Society (SMACS).

  • Get to know fellow students in the natural and health sciences and experience the strong relationship between chemistry and biology. Our biochemistry concentration connects students with cutting-edge science where chemistry, biology and medicine meet.

Put lessons into practice with small lab classes that allow professors to interact with every student in the room, every period. Courses are taught by doctorate faculty, not teaching assistants, a common practice at many schools.

Learn from professional chemists who have won teaching awards, developed new ways to synthesize compounds and published work in scientific journals like the Journal of the American Chemical Society and Organic Letters.Take part in research projects under the guidance of your own teachers. All FSU chemistry professors sponsor student participation in projects started by both students and faculty.

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

  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Computational Tech. in Chem. (Tech. Fluency)
  • Research Methods in Chemistry
  • Quantitative Anal. Chem.
  • Physical Chemistry Lecture 
  • Physical Chemistry Lab 
  • Seminar in Chemistry
  • Calculus
  • Capstone Experience

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Submit an original Application for Admission to Frostburg State University. 
  • Pay the one-time application fee of $45.00 (USD) to Frostburg State University. 
  • Submit official or school certified academic transcript(s) from all high schools and/or colleges/universities attended.  
  • Submit an International Student Certification of Financial Support form along with required supporting financial documents.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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