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Chemistry is concerned with the study of matter and the changes that matter can undergo. The Chemistry program provides a basic foundation which prepares students for career opportunities in chemical research and teaching, in scientific communication and information transfer, and in the health professions.


Penn's Undergraduate program in Chemistry is a program of the School of Arts and Sciences. Prospective students should apply through the Undergraduate Admissions Office

Department of Chemistry

231 S. 34 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323

215.898.8317 voice | 215.573.2112 fax | web@chem.upenn.edu