48 months
44400 USD/year
44400 USD/year
14646 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


How do we use University of California, Davis' Applied Chemistry in our everyday lives? A mysterious package dusted with white powder, rodent hair and a small white fiber: these are clues that a chemist educated in applied chemistry can use to help identify potential dangers and their source.


Key facts

University of California, Davis' Department of Applied Chemistry offers two Bachelor of Science degree emphases under the heading of applied chemistry: environmental chemistry and forensic chemistry. The B.S. emphasis in applied chemistry fall outside of the classical chemistry degree and instead draw on significant course material from areas relevant to their particular fields.

Programme Structure

  • Applied chemists step in to identify the source of the crop damage as herbicide drift. This is what sets applied chemistry apart from the study of pure chemistry.
  •  Applied chemists analyze physical evidence and samples for clues to solve real-world problems.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be competitive for freshman admission to UC Davis, prospective students must be on track to earn a high school diploma (or equivalent) and meet all UC freshman admission requirements. Our campus then reviews and assesses all applications as part of our UC Davis freshman application review process.
  • Freshman applicants are required to take the ACT with Writing or the SAT with Essay no later than December 31 of the year they apply.
  • International students must meet the same admission requirements and will be included in the same selection process as students from the United States.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    44400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14646 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14646 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 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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