Department of Chemistry

Department Quick Facts

Consistently ranked by the American Chemical Society as one of the
Top 25 Universities in the Nation in awarding Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry


full time and 1
part time faculty


(14) of the faculty
are women



Occupies the entire third floor of two connected buildings

Over 10 million dollars in grant funding (including NIH and NSF)

All Chemistry Lectures and Labs are taught by regular faculty

State-of the Art equipment for research in nanotechnology, materials science, environmental, drug design, synthesis, crystallography, molecular modeling

A nationally recognized and award winning Chemistry Club affiliated with the American Chemical Society

Consistently ranked first in the U.S. in producing African American Chemistry graduates

Department of Chemistry