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Chemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Your Chemistry degree at Saint Mary's College opens doors to graduate studies, research, or teaching. You can pursue professional work in medicine, pharmacy, or law—or enter an industry that involves work with the environment, forensics, or engineering. 
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Overview

As a senior, you conduct research on an important topic in chemistry today, collaborating closely with a faculty member. You present your findings to the Chemistry department at Saint Mary's College to demonstrate your mastery of the subject. Alumnae have praised the senior comprehensive project for preparing them for successful careers, professional schools, and graduate programs. 

As part of your senior comprehensive project and the advance writing proficiency requirements, you'll submit four pieces of scientific writing, including a committee approved paper. The papers are based on a directed research project of your choice. Here is your opportunity to showcase your writing, your unique scientific perspective, and your communication skills. 

Accreditation

Our chemistry program is recognized with national accreditation from the American Chemical Society (ACS). 

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: 

  • Principles of Chemistry lab 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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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General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 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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