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Geneseo is a Top Producer of Chem PhDs

Eric Helms and Student in Organic Research Lab

According to survey data from the National Science Foundation, Geneseo ranks in the top 10 at producing Chemistry PhD's among all undergraduate colleges in the US from 2015-2109 (the most recently available data).

Geneseo's ranking (#10, N = 20) places it ahead of regional privates such and comparable to much larger university institutions. See lists below for full rankings.

Chem PhDs from Undergraduate Colleges, 2015-2019

#1. Carleton College, N = 41
#2. Harvey Mudd College, N = 33
#3. Hope College, N = 29
#4. College of the Holy Cross, N = 26
#4. College of Wooster, N = 26
#6. Grinnell College, N = 25
#7. Franklin & Marshall College, N = 22
#8. Furman University, N = 22
#9. St. Olaf College, N = 21
#10. SUNY Geneseo, N = 20
#10. Wellesley College, N = 20
#12. Allegheny College, N = 19
#12. Kalamazoo College, N = 19
#12. Macalester College, N = 19
#12. University of Richmond, N = 19
#17. Washington & Jefferson College, N = 18
#17. Williams College, N = 18
#19. Hamilton College, N = 17
#20. Juniata College, N = 16

all data, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/home (accessed 6/29/21)

Chem PhDs from NYS Colleges & Universities, 2015-2019

#1. Cornell Univ, N = 51
#2. SUNY Buffalo, N = 40
#3. Univ of Rochester, N = 34
#4. NYU, N = 32
#5. Columbia Univ, N = 24
#5. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, N = 24
#7. SUNY Binghamton, N = 23
#8. RIT, N = 22
#8. Stony Brook Univ, N = 22
#10. SUNY Geneseo, N = 20
#11. Hamilton College, N = 17
#12. SUNY Albany, N = 16
#13. Syracuse Univ, N = 15
#14. St. John Fisher College, N = 14
#15. Ithaca College, N = 13
#16. Bard College, N = 12
#16. Canisius College, N = 12
#18. CUNY City College, N = 11
#18. Clarkson Univ, N = 11
#18. Colgate Univ, N = 11
#18. Hobart and William Smith College, N = 11
#18. Siena College, N = 11

all data, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/home (accessed 6/29/21)

In addition to pure chemistry, Geneseo Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates have gone to graduate programs in a wide variety of related fields, including Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Toxicology, Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Epidemiology, Computational Biology, Food Science, Forensic Science, Environmental Science & Engineering, Water Resource Science, and Agricultural Chemistry. Positions in these graduate programs are typically fully funded (in other words, on full scholarship), as is common in natural science graduate programs. See below for a partial list of colleges and universities at which Geneseo Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates have attended graduate programs.

Graduate Schools attended by Geneseo Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduates
Boston College
Columbia University
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
New York University
Pennsylvania State University
Stony Brook University
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Buffalo
Texas A&M University
The Ohio State University
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Delaware
University of Iowa
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Rochester
University of Southern California
University of Texas, Austin
University of Toronto
University of Vermont
University of Washington
Washington University in St. Louis
Yale University