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Department of Chemistry College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Richmond, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 41%59%
    student ratio
  • 68
    total students
  • $9,133 | $18,777
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 15
    fall application deadline
  • 41%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Organic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Physical Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Analytical Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Inorganic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Chemical Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • 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
    • 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 11
  • 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 March 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 30 undergraduate credits in chemistry
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 600 paper-based; 100 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,133
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,777
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysical, organic, inorganic, analytical, and polymer chemistry; chemical physics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry

College of Humanities and Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Dr. Scott Gronert

Chair

Phone: 804-828-1298
Fax: 804-828-8599
Email: sgronert@vcu.edu

Dr. Maryanne Collinson

Chair, Graduate Recruiting and Admissions Committee

Phone: 804-828-7509
Email: mselshal@vcu.edu



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