Chemistry program ranks high in number of bachelor’s degrees awarded

UW-Eau Claire graduates more students with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry than most other colleges and universities in the country that offer only undergraduate chemistry programs, according to the American Chemical Society.

UW-Eau Claire was ranked third nationally — the highest of any Wisconsin college  or university — in the number of chemistry graduates among the 339 colleges and universities that offer ACS-approved undergraduate chemistry programs, the ACS’s Committee on Professional Training determined in its analysis.

Fifty-one UW-Eau Claire students graduated with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry during the 2008-09 timeframe used by ACS-CPT to develop its rankings.