Bachelor of Science

Explore the properties of the physical world. 

Are you a curious, analytical person who thinks science is exciting? Are you interested in the study of matter and its properties? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Regis.  

Our curriculum is designed to teach foundational and advanced courses in all disciplines of chemistry, all within the framework of a liberal arts education. In addition to coursework, students have the opportunity to conduct independent research with faculty. Graduates from our department have found employment at government labs and in industry, some have continued on to graduate school for Ph.D.’s in chemistry and biochemistry and others entered medical school and dental school for further studies.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Tuition for the 22-23 Academic Year

Sample Chemistry Classes

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CH 210: General Chemistry I

Introduces chemical and physical properties of matter, atomic structure and chemical reactions.

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CH 420: Organic Chemistry II

Comprehensive survey of organic chemical reactions and their mechanisms.

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CH 440: Instrumental Analysis

In-Depth study of instrumental techniques used in analytical chemistry.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Chemistry program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Chemistry Career Paths

Chemical Engineer

Chemical Engineers take part in the creation and implementation of chemical processes that are used to produce essential goods such as food, beverages, cleaning products and fuels. Chemical Engineers are normally employed by pharmaceutical companies, food and beverage manufacturers, and industrial chemical production companies.


Geochemists use their expertise of geology and chemistry to complete examinations of natural resources including oil, natural gas and minerals. Geochemists are normally employed by environmental consulting firms, oil companies, research institutes and universities.

Materials Scientist

Materials Scientists focus on the study of substances at atomic and molecular levels, and observe how the substances interact with each other. In addition to studying substances, Materials Scientists use their expertise to create and implement new products and examine the quality of manufactured goods.

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Considering a Career in Health Care?

If you’ve ever had the aspiration to combine your unique interests and passions with a career of helping others, the Regis College Pre-Health Sciences Track is for you. At Regis, there are no set pre-health majors such as pre-med or pre-physical therapy. Rather, you’ll choose a major that aligns with your interests while also meeting the prerequisite requirements for your graduate health program ambitions. With the assistance of your designated pre-health advisor, you’ll choose the major that will best prepare you for entrance into professional school.

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ACS Certification

The Department of Chemistry offers two major track options for Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program: Standard and ACS-Certified.

The ACS-certified programs require more upper-division coursework than the standard programs and follow the curriculum guidelines recommended by the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training. These programs are designed for students planning to enter graduate school or those planning on careers in research and development in the chemical, pharmaceutical, or biotechnology industries.

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Choose Jesuit Education

Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Chemistry program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year: $40,830/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,361/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options?  Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| First-Year Students: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

First-Year Students: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry is offered by the Chemistry department within Regis College.