Why BYU?

BYU has a unique and friendly campus environment that is extremely safe! BYU is located in Provo, Utah, which is 45 minutes south of Salt Lake City. There are many mountains, lakes, and rivers within just a few minutes of Provo. Several national parks are within a few hours drive. With a population of approximately 250,000 in Utah Valley, there is a diversity of restaurants (Indian, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, etc.) and entertainment (music, comedy, etc.).

BYU Central Mission

To provide outstanding undergraduate education and research training with state-of-the-art equipment. The chemistry department faculty are experienced at guiding undergraduate students to become functional researchers and coauthors in a short period of time.


Publishing Opportunities

BYU Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty are expert at enabling undergraduate students to quickly immerse themselves in research. Each year our faculty publish over 30 peer-reviewed science publications with undergraduate co-authors. We want you to spend a summer in a BYU lab and then co-author a peer-reviewed scientific publication.