American Studies

Graduate School

A study of over 3000 colleges and universities in the United States found that Eckerd College ranks 24th nationwide in the percent of its graduates who go on for the Ph.D. degree. Chemistry students at Eckerd have contributed to this high ranking by pursuing chemistry Ph.D. degrees at the institutions listed below:

Lisa Johnson California Institute of Technology
Cornell University
Duke University
Emory University
Florida State University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Indiana University
New Mexico State University
Princeton University
Stanford University
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University
University of California-Irvine
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-San Diego
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Minnesota
University of South Florida
University of Texas
University of Wisconsin
Yale University

Note: This list is meant to be illustrative, not comprehensive. Eventually institutions entered by graduates for studying subjects other than chemistry will be added.

Chemistry at Eckerd

The Chemistry Department at Eckerd College offers Bachelor's degrees in chemistry, including a chemistry degree certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). We are one of only two Florida colleges where a student can earn an ACS-certified biochemistry degree. Our students have gone on to careers in fields such as forensics, atmospheric chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry as well as DNA structural research, cosmetic chemistry, and medicine. We've even graduated a professional baseball player and a college president!

The James Center

Center for Molecular and Life Sciences

Equipped with the latest in eco-conscious innovations, educational technology and scientific instrumentation, the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences will advance our efforts to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in the sciences, and will quickly become the hub of the Natural Sciences at Eckerd College. Discover the James Center.