The UVM Chemistry Department provides a rare blend of individual attention and exposure to a myriad of disciplines in both undergraduate and graduate programs. We connect you with faculty who are world-recognized researchers and committed educators, leading to an invigorating fusion of theory and practice. 

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Research in Chemistry

UVM researchers are working hard to solve many of today's complex problems, and have state-of-the-art facilities to work in. You can see what chemistry researchers at UVM are up to by visiting their individual faculty pages. Learn about chemistry research.

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Graduate Experience: Diverse Topics, Focused Mentorship

The chemistry department has one of the largest and most active graduate programs at UVM. Our faculty and students work closely together on cutting-edge research projects across a spectrum of topics. Students are supported with either research or teaching assistantships, and receive a competitive stipend. Learn about our graduate experience.

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Undergraduate Experience: Rigorous and Engaging

UVM is a respected research university that provides an unusually close-knit experience. Undergraduate chemistry majors learn in the classroom from our internationally-recognized research-active faculty, and work side-by-side with faculty, graduate students, post-docs, and technicians on externally-funded research projects. So, as a UVM chemistry major, you’ll receive valuable research experience before you graduate, preparing you well for a career in the chemical sciences. Learn about our undergraduate program.