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Brandeis University

Department of Chemistry

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Chemistry is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Organic chemistry
Master of Arts (MA) Inorganic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Physical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Inorganic chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

91
Applied
37
Accepted
9
Enrolled
41%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.06%
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.03%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 3
Male (11)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Inorganic and organic chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical biology, biophysical chemistry, materials chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Klaus Schmidt-Rohr
Director of Graduate Study
Email: srohr@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2520

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