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.
Xavier's Department of Chemistry is both nationally ranked and approved by the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training.
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.
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.
Labs on campus
Average size of classes
Medical School acceptance rate (compared to 40% nationally)
At a hospital for children in Cincinnati, a tall, slim young man approached the expansive building and stepped inside. It was his first day as a volunteer, but he knew it would not be his last. “I really wanted to save a life,” Adeleke Oni said.
Graduates go on to work at top companies like
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals
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.