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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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A degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from UC San Diego can pave the way for future success in the sciences. Our esteemed program equips you for various career paths, including graduate study, medical or professional school, and industry, such as pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Consistently ranked among the top schools in the nation for graduating students certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS), UC San Diego alumni are accepted into leading graduate and professional schools and have built thriving scientific careers.

We prioritize providing students with personalized attention, fostering academic success. Despite having over 20,000 students enrolled in our classes each year and 1,200+ undergraduate majors, we offer opportunities for individualized study, mentoring, and advising from our faculty and staff.


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