The field of chemistry has eveolved from the ancient science of alchemy and is the scientific discipline of studying the structure, properties and interactions of atoms which make up elements and compounds. A strong foundation in science is required for undertaking it on the undergraduate level.

Depending on the country, undergraduate courses in this field are either three or four years long, with a further one or two years for post graduation.

Top Colleges 
Rank College/University Website Country
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
2 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States
3 Harvard University United States
4 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
5 Stanford University United States
6 University of Oxford United Kingdom
7 National University of Singapore Singapore
8 ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Switzerland
9 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) Singapore
10 Northwestern University United States

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