The Department of Chemistry was established in the same year in which the University was founded. Department offers a bachelor's and a master's degree in Chemistry. The department has (26) faculty members, (4) teaching and assistants, and (6) technicians.

The department has many instruments for research and teaching purposes including (Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, FT-IR, CHN Analyzer, GC, HPLC, UV-visible, Spectroflurometer), among other research and teaching instruments.

Department of Chemistry aims to provide a high level educational & research programs. It seeks a basis for the development of experimental and practical knowledge to its students in addition to the use of the best educational methods adopted in teaching and raise student to the excellent level & encourage them to do several scientific researches.