College Planning

Are you thinking about studying chemistry in college? Don’t know where to start? Use these resources to make an informed decision about studying a chemical science.

  • Earning a Chemistry Degree
    Learn about types of chemistry degrees, common courses, and laboratory work.
  • Starting at a Community College
    Find out how to get started and be prepared while making the most of your college experience.
  • ACS Student Chapters
    Enhance your college experience while gaining access to skills and experience for a successful career.
  • Find an ACS-Approved Chemistry Program
    Find a university or college in your area that has an ACS-approved chemistry program.
  • Scholarships
    ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, and teaching.
  • Study Abroad Programs
    Find study abroad programs and learn how to incorporate international study into your education.