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The College of St. Scholastica

As a Chemistry major at St. Scholastica, you won’t be just another face in the crowd. You’ll work closely with your professors, who are just as passionate about science as you are, and are dedicated to helping you craft your path to success.

Engaging hands-on experience is at the heart of this program. You’ll use state-of-the-art instrumentation and computer labs in your coursework. You will grow and flourish as a scientist as you conduct your own research projects with help and support from your faculty mentors.

Program graduates gain new analytical and critical thinking skills and enhance their communication abilities. These skills are valuable in any career field.

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Benedictine Scholarship

All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.

Financial Aid

100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of scholarships. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.

Degree Details

Tuition and Fees

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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.


Lab Fee: $50 per lab course


Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.


Chemistry (BA)
Chemistry (BS)


Research and Internships

Opportunities for student research and teaching abound in the Chemistry major. These include:

  • Assisting faculty with research projects
  • Participating in paid summer research programs
  • Serving as a paid teaching assistant or general assistant in the department

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Chemistry program have gone on to work as research and environmental scientists, lab managers, hazardous materials managers and scientific writers. Others have pursued advanced degrees in biochemistry, chemistry, chemical physics, medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

Become a chemistry teacher by pairing this program with the BA/BS Middle/Secondary Education major.

Pair with a Language

Boost your brainpower and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, German, Ojibwe and Spanish.


The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

American Chemistry Society Approved Chemistry Program Logo

Meet Our Faculty

Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators

Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty’s commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.