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

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

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
43
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
45%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 40
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students43
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComputational physical chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biophysics, synthetic organic chemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,680,779

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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