Department of Chemistry Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Department of Chemistry Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Waltham, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
44%
56%
student ratio
48
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Inorganic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Physical Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Organic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 179
    • Accepted 32
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, resume, and statement of purpose, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, resume, and statement of purpose, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchOscillating chemical reactions, molecular recognition systems, protein crystallography, synthesis of natural product spectroscopy and magnetic resonance
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University

415 South Street, MS 031 PO Box 9110
Waltham, MA 02454
United States

Dr. Judith Herzfeld

Chair, Graduate Program

Phone: 781-736-2540
Fax: 781-736-2516
Email: herzfeld@brandeis.edu

Dr. Maryanna Aldrich

Coordinator

Phone: 781-736-2500
Fax: 781-736-2516
Email: scigradoffice@brandeis.edu


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