Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
30%
70%
student ratio
47
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
28%
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 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 69
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, BS in chemistry or biochemistry, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, BS in chemistry or biochemistry, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino20%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian60%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native5%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,495,026

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. William Quintana

Academic Department Head

Phone: 575-575-646-2505
Fax: 575-646-2649
Email: wquintan@nmsu.edu

Denise Pedraza

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 575-646-2556
Fax: 575-646-2649
Email: dpedraza@nmsu.edu


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