37
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Duquesne University / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
17
Accepted
8
Enrolled
63%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in chemistry or related field, statement of purpose, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation with recommendation forms

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (1)
Male (12)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational physical chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biophysics, synthetic organic chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,382,697

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Ellen Gawalt
Chair
Email: gawalte@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-4709
Fax: 412-396-5683