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Department of Chemistry College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 168
    total students
  • $12,788 | $28,243
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 10
    fall application deadline
  • 22%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Chemistry Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Physical Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Analytical Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Inorganic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Organic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 15
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and oral exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 440
    • Accepted 99
    • Acceptance Rate 22
    • Enrolled 50
  • 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 February 10th February 10th Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesone year of physics, math through calculus, general chemistry (8 credits), organic chemistry (8 credits), physical chemistry (six credits), and quantitative analysis (four credits), and advanced chemistry (three credits); advanced biology (for biochemistry applicants); minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 in chemistry and cognate sciences
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in chemistry and cognate science
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,788
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,243
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • 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 awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students168
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students168
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNatural products synthesis, molecular biology, molecular mechanics calculations, organometallic chemistry, experimental physical chemistry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$7,229,146

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. James Rigby

Chair

Phone: 313-577-3472
Fax: 313-577-8822
Email: aa392@wayne.edu

Dr. Charles Winter

Graduate Director

Phone: 313-577-5224
Email: chw@chem.wayne.edu



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