Chemistry studies the fundamental nature of matter and the changes in energy and properties that accompany compositional changes in matter. At Valpo, chemistry students develop their intellectual capability, judgment, and awareness of the fundamental technology of matter that affects our environment and our society.

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Center for the Sciences

Chemistry and Biochemistry recently moved to the Center for the Sciences. This new facility houses advanced educational and research laboratories and provides study space for students to interact with faculty. Students receive an excellent education that allows them to pursue a variety of careers and gain admission to top graduate schools.


Premedical Arts

Students in Valpo’s premedical arts program are accepted to medical school at nearly twice the national average. Students can major in any field of study allowing them to prepare for medical school and an alternative career at the same time. Our cadaver lab also provides a unique opportunity.