As a chemistry student, you’ll enjoy small classes (including introductory chemistry), significant original research experiences in our modern laboratories, wide ranging student-faculty collaboration, varying teaching methods that serve diverse learning styles, and opportunities to teach others through our mentor program. You’ll also have the flexibility to design a major that suits your interests including, for example, completing an ACS certified program. Our majors go onto graduate programs in a variety of disciplines and international fellowships.

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Or why visiting campus can help you decide if Grinnell is for you. This is a story about four young women who found each other and, ultimately, Grinnell College through the Diversity Travel Opportunity program.

Students doing summer research in the department of chemistry have lots of opportunities to feel a sense of community.