Major in Chemistry!

New Paltz chemistry students emerge from their studies with excellent employment potential in industry, teaching, research, and government. Students have access to a variety of state-of-the-art instruments used in laboratory instruction and research projects, led by exceptional faculty with expertise in many areas of chemistry including environmental, nanoscience, and biochemistry. Our graduates have gone on to pursue Ph.D.’s in chemistry, attend medical school, and work in various teaching and hands-on laboratory positions. The chemistry major at New Paltz offers three tracks: chemistry; American Chemical Society-certified chemistry; and chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry.


Contact Information

Coykendall Science Building (CSB) 105
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443

Phone: (845) 257-3790
Fax: (845) 257-3791

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Chemistry Club meets every Wednesday during the Fall 2016 semester in CSB 320 at 7:30 PM. For more information, email us at: