Chemistry is the bridge between the physical and life sciences, the key to understanding every material aspect of the universe. Major in chemistry at the University of Mary Washington and you’ll master the properties of matter and make vital connections among disciplines. You’ll challenge yourself with courses and labs that ignite your passions, preparing you to make breakthroughs whether you enter the career world right away or pursue advanced study.
Please consult the UMW Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date major requirements.
Undergraduate outcome data is collected by the UMW Career Center each year. The data is then broken down by major in order to determine how many graduates in each major are employed, attending graduate school, or pursuing a different path within 6 months of graduation.
“Knowledge Rate” describes the percent of graduates for which the institution has reasonable and verifiable information concerning the graduates’ post-graduation career activities.
“Career Outcomes Rate” describes the number of graduates who have landed in any of the employment categories (full-time, part-time, internship) in addition to service, military, and continuing education divided by the total number of students for whom an outcome is known.
Chemistry Alumni (2018-2022)
Total Graduates: 37
Knowledge Rate: 89%
Career Outcome Rate: 83%
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Where do our alumni land?
- Air, Water & Soil Laboratories, Inc.
- U.S. Department of Defense
- Centers for Advanced Orthopedics
- George Washington University
- U.S. Department of Justice
- RMC Events
- University of Mary Washington
- University of Texas, Arlington
Alumni Success Stories
UMW alumni are excited to help current students and other alumni succeed in their fields. Below are stories from alumni about their experiences at UMW and after.
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