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

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 32%68%
    student ratio
  • 38
    total students
  • $5,398 | $18,821
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 51%
    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 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 27
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$5,398
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,821
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,310.00
    • 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 awardsApril 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, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Full-time Percentage89%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino23%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native8%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNatural and synthetic phyllosilicates; electroanalytical and environmental chemistry, portable IMS analyzers; organometallic synthesis and organobiomimetics; reverse Micelles; molecular genetics; DNA recombination mechanisms; NMR spectroscopy of protein interactions; diversity-oriented synthesis, chemotherapeutics, small-molecule inhibitors, transition metals; GPR30 studies, molecular-therapeutic approaches; metalloproteins, Grb7 protein studies; intracellular drug delivery
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,421,588

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

Head/Recruiting Contact

Phone: 575-646-5877
Fax: 575-646-2649
Email: wquintan@nmsu.edu

Dr. James Herndon

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Phone: 575-646-2487
Fax: 575-646-2649
Email: jherndon@nmsu.edu



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