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Considering a big research institution with huge classes taught by grad students? Or thinking about a private university with only a handful of chemistry faculty?

There is another option: Calvin.

As an undergraduate chemistry student, you’ll conduct chemistry research alongside topnotch faculty. And your labs won’t look like they did in high school. Your research will confront real-world challenges like diabetes and environmental sustainability. You will work with other curious students in a community that is serious about chemistry and faith. That’s a pretty big impact for your undergraduate education.

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Calvin chemistry and biochemistry graduates excel in medical careers. Students receive top-tier awards like the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and score well above average on the MCAT. Learn why a chemistry or biochemistry degree is a perfect fit for Calvin’s pre-med program. Learn more »

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