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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • Baltimore, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 49%51%
    student ratio
  • 51
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 26%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Chemistry Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Chemistry And Biochemistry Postbaccalaureate Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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 Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 95
    • Accepted 25
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st May 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Full-time Percentage98%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchProtein structures, bio-organic chemistry, enzyme catalysis, molecular biology, metabolism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,345,543

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Dale Whalen

Director, Graduate Program

Phone: 410-455-2491
Fax: 410-455-2608
Email: chemgrad@umbc.edu

Ms. Patricia Gagne

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 866-PhD-UMBC
Fax: 410-455-2608
Email: pgagne1@umbc.edu



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