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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Duquesne University

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 44%56%
    student ratio
  • 45
    total students
  • $18,162 | $18,162
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 41%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • 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

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 56
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, BS in chemistry or related field, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, BS in chemistry or related field, statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation with recommendation forms
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$18,162
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,162
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,728.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComputational physical chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biophysics, synthetic organic chemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,153,721

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Duquesne University

600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001
United States

Dr. Ralph Wheeler

Chair

Phone: 412-396-6341
Fax: 412-396-5683
Email: wheeler7@duq.edu

Ms. Heather Costello

Graduate Academic Advisor

Phone: 412-396-6339
Fax: 412-396-4881
Email: costelloh@duq.edu



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