7
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in San Luis Obispo, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Polymers and coating science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
38%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.57%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 42.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time (4)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Polymer physical chemistry and analysis, polymer synthesis, coatings formulation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA  93407
United States
Contact Dr. Raymond Fernando
Graduate Coordinator
Email: rhfernan@calpoly.edu
Phone: 805-756-2395