Solutions for Life

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences on the Pleasantville campus. Both our Biochemistry and Chemistry programs are approved by the prestigious American Chemical Society. Our dedicated faculty and optimal classroom sizes provide you with immersive opportunities for learning and conducting research in state-of-the art laboratories.

Pace University's Pleasantville Chemistry lab student working with beaker and solution
Ranked #2

Biochemists rank #2 in best science jobs (Source: US News)


The median annual wage for chemists (Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)


Employment of biochemists is projected to grow 7 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations (Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Pace University's Pleasantville Chemistry lab student smiling with professor David Nabirahni

Innovative Learning Experiences

We are committed to a student-centered culture and experiential learning approaches as you build a solid foundation in the chemical and physical sciences. Excel in your studies through close interactions with dedicated professors in small classroom and laboratory settings, where individual mentorship remains at the core of our teaching philosophy.

Enriching Opportunities

As a student in Chemistry and Physical Sciences program, you can participate in a variety of extracurricular activities including the Chemistry Club (Pace University Chapter of Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society), Tri-Beta, and Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

The Dyson Hall of Science on the Pleasantville campus houses teaching and research laboratories to provide you with experiential learning opportunities that allow you to develop crucial skills in critical thinking, data analysis, instrument usage, and research processes.

We engage you with solid research mentorship early on in your studies. Our faculty are committed to providing you with unique research opportunities to conduct research projects in our state-of-the-art science laboratories.

Join Our Scientific Community at Pace

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