Graduates from the Department of Chemistry at Grove City College are prepared to excel in top graduate, medical and professional programs as well as gain competitive positions in a wide range of professional sectors. Recent graduates have pursued graduate degrees at Harvard University, University of Virginia, Purdue University, Penn State University, Montana State University, Rutgers University, University of Florida, Texas A&M University, Iowa State University, Tulane University, Loyola University – Chicago, Vanderbilt University, Texas Tech University, University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Scripps Research Institute – Florida, University of Colorado, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University and the University of Rochester
Other alumni have attended medical schools such as the University of Virginia West Virginia University, University of Cincinnati, University of Pittsburgh, University of Kentucky, Temple University, Georgetown University, Penn State University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Drexel University, Wake Forest University, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Commonwealth College of Medicine, or dental schools including the University of Pittsburgh and Tufts University.
Other grads have received doctorates in Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh, Ohio State University, Northeast Ohio College of Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and Vanderbilt University.
Alumni in the marketplace have found career opportunities in the chemical pharmaceutical, genetic engineering and oil and natural gas industries. Employers include companies such as PPG Industries, Bayer Corporation, BASF, Dow Chemical, Proctor & Gamble, Solvay, 3M, Sherwin Williams, Lonza, Heraeus Precious Metals, Voxtelnano, Stewart Labs, Lancaster Labs, AMRL, Kennametal, Lord Corporation, Cambridge Isotope Labs, Interstate Chemical, Pennzoil, Wil Research and Waters Corporation, and
pharmaceutical companies including Merck, Eli Lilly, Abbott Labs and Glaxosmithkline.