The CMU Department of Chemistry has built a scholarly community with clear expectations and goals and a rigorous curriculum that shapes a strong sense of engagement and excitement.
The department's highest priority is to maintain an academic environment that supports student achievement and involvement in the creation and application of knowledge. Chemistry faculty members give students personal attention, and their classroom work assignments and student research projects reflect a commitment to instructional approaches that emphasize active student participation.
We invite you to come learn with the best. It's part of our promise to provide you with a stimulating education that prepares you for a fulfilling career and enhances your ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing world.