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Brigham Young University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Provo, UT

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Overview

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Proficiency exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Proficiency exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
34
Accepted
19
Enrolled
62%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 5th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.63%
Black or African American 5.08%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.54%
Asian 31.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 0
Male (33)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Separation science, molecular recognition, organic synthesis and biomedical application, biochemistry and molecular biology, molecular spectroscopy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,750,000

Location & Contact

Address C100 BNSN
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. David V. Dearden
Chair
Email: david_dearden@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-2355
Fax: 801-422-0153

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