You appreciate the fact that without the perfect blend of glucuronolactone and 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, Red Bull just wouldn't be the same. So becoming a chemistry major may be your perfect formula for academic and professional success. And while there will be plenty of experiments along the way, you can be confident of the final results.


of chemistry majors perform research under the guidance of a faculty mentor.


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Prestigious Program

Xavier's Department of Chemistry is both nationally ranked and approved by the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training.

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Extracurricular Activities

Check out our 160+ clubs and organizations on campus, like the Alchemyst Club, where you can share your passion for chemistry and take part in activities including tutoring, volunteering and social events.

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Committed Faculty

At Xavier, classes are never taught by teaching assistants. Plus, tutors and peer-led instructors for each lecture are available to make sure you always understand your coursework.

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Careers After Xavier

Graduates go on to work at top companies like

Medical School Early Acceptance Program

Stand Out. That's the Xavier Difference.
  • Get Accepted: Xavier has partnered with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine to offer early acceptance to the college, so qualified students can get a head start in their career in medicine.
  • Waive the MCAT: This is a great benefit. If you can qualify based on your high school scores, you will not have to take the Medical College Admission Test.
  • Choose Your Campus: If you meet the criteria, you can choose from any of LECOM's campuses, located in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Florida.

As we say, you're already "in the door," meaning you've already started your medical career. Here, you'll be developing relationships with prospective employers and hospitals, not starting from scratch.

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