B.Sc. On Campus

Medicinal Chemistry

Virginia Tech

48 months
33857 USD/year
33857 USD/year
14175 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Medicinal Chemistry at the Virginia Tech refers to the preparation of biologically active compounds, the study of their potency, and the understanding of their mechanism of action at the molecular level through the construction of structure-activity relationships. 


Key facts:

  • There are multiple compelling reasons for the creation of this new major, which include 1) an increasing number of job opportunities for medicinal chemists at the undergraduate level, 2) the growing demand for students to obtain discipline specific training at the undergraduate level, and 3) the recognition in academic and research communities of the importance of Medicinal Chemistry at the Virginia Tech as a critical and thriving interdisciplinary field. 

Programme Structure

  •  We firmly believe that creation of the Medicinal Chemistry major will meet employer and student demand as well as solidify Virginia Tech as the destination for medicinal chemistry.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application fee
  • Self-Report of the Academic Record (SRAR). This will include all coursework completed in high school
  • Grades (level of performance)
  • SAT and/or ACT test scores. Virginia Tech does not require the SAT for international applicants.
  • International students whose native language is not English must document proficiency in the English language by submitting either an IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE
  • Interviews (optional)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33857 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33857 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14175 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14175 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Blacksburg

1166 - 1906 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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