A Chemistry degree is one of the most valuable degrees you can earn at college. The Department of Chemistry at UK prides itself on providing a complete, rigorous, and up-to-date education that prepares you for a wide variety of careers. Because our faculty maintain active research programs, they know what chemistry majors need to learn to succeed in a career in chemistry or an allied profession. Chemistry majors benefit from close contact with these dynamic, inspiring professors in both the classroom and the laboratory.
Our graduates can find high-paying, intellectually satisfying careers immediately upon graduation. Our graduates are in high demand in fields as diverse as pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, polymers and other modern materials, manufacturing, environmental monitoring and testing, construction, education (all levels), public policy, law, business, and of course, medicine.
For information about undergraduate admission, contact:
Office of Admissions
100 Funkhouser Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506
Telephone (859) 257-2000
If you would like to discuss our program, please contact:
Dr. Beth Guiton
Director of Undergraduate Studies