The Amherst Chemistry department provides a supportive environment for students to pursue their scientific interests and challenge their curiosity.

In our classrooms and teaching labs, students learn directly from faculty committed to undergraduate education. In our research labs, students and faculty work together on groundbreaking scientific problems. Our department is certified by the American Chemical Society.

For additional information please view our Welcome First-Year Students, Class of 2024 Letter.

Prizes in Chemistry

Prizes and Awards

We offer multiple prizes and awards for Amherst chemistry students.