B.A. On Campus


University of North Carolina Wilmington

48 months
18508 USD/year
18508 USD/year
4444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Chemistry program at University of North Carolina Wilmington is designed for students who want a strong background in chemistry but plan to pursue careers in other areas such as medicine, environmental science, biology, etc.


The Chemistry program at University of North Carolina Wilmington requires 400 hours of laboratory training above the 100 level, and courses taught by faculty who specialize in each of the five core disciplines: organic, inorganic, physical, analytical and biochemistry. 

Learning outcomes

A student who earns a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts associated with each of the major branches of chemistry: Organic, Analytical, Physical, Inorganic and Biochemistry.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform laboratory-based experiments, utilizing appropriate equipment, applying proper procedures and adhering to safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use modern library searching and retrieval methods to obtain information about a topic, chemical, chemical technique, or an issue relating to chemistry.
  • Communicate the results of scientific investigations both orally and in writing.
  • Participate effectively as a member of a group assigned to solve a chemical problem.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology: Cells
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
  • Advanced Techniques Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry: Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application.
  • Non-refundable $80 application fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank, payable to UNCW).
  • Essay & short answer
  • An official transcript, translated into English (translation must be certified), of grades from secondary school.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2222 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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