Chemical reactions make it possible for the world to buzz with life and humans to tailor the very molecules around them. If you peer through the lens of chemistry and biochemistry, the details and possibilities of God’s creation will take your breath away.

With a faculty committed to Christ, a community that loves to discover new knowledge, and over $8 million in research grants awarded over the past decade, Calvin chemistry is a tightly knit community that produces world-changing scholars.

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Explore Chemistry at Calvin
Major, Minor and Courses

Majors, Minors, and Programs
Explore our programs in chemistry, biochemistry, neuroscience, and more.

Explore the many opportunities to conduct research as a student.

Careers and Outcomes

Careers and Outcomes
Find out some of the many careers available through Calvin's chemisty and biochemistry majors.

Quick Facts
  • Top 3%

    of private colleges whose graduates go on to earn a PhD in the sciences.

  • 100%

    of Calvin graduates who wanted to pursue their studies further in graduate school have been accepted. All received assistantships or fellowships.

  • 27

    students were employed for full-time summer 2016 research