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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Undergraduate Experience: Rigorous and Engaging

UVM is a respected research university that provides an unusually close-knit experience. Undergraduate chemistry majors work side-by-side with faculty, graduate students, post-docs, and technicians on funded research projects. So, as a UVM chemistry major, you’ll receive research experience before you graduate.  Learn about our undergraduate program.


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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. We maintain small, focused research programs across a spectrum of chemical topics. UVM offers a competitive stipend that is scheduled to increase yearly; students are supported on either research or teaching assistantships. Learn about our graduate experience.

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Research in Chemistry

UVM researchers are working hard to solve many of today's complex problems in the fields of biochemistry, biomedicine, materials science, geology, and environmental science. You can see what chemistry researchers at UVM are up to by visiting their individual faculty pages. Learn about chemistry research.