164
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
Interested?

Interested in Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info

Overview

Florida State University / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Analytical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Physical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Inorganic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Analytical chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 verbal, 151 quantitative)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 verbal, 151 quantitative)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

172
Applied
90
Accepted
38
Enrolled
52%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 verbal, 151 quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.1 in undergraduate course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 verbal, 151 quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.1 in undergraduate course work
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

164
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.88%
Black or African American 5.49%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 28.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.22%
Two or more races 8.54%
Unknown 4.27%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time (27)
Part-time (0)
Male (23)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioanalytical chemistry, separations, microfluidics, petroleomics; materials chemistry, solid state materials, magnets, polymers, catalysts, advanced spectroscopic methods, NMR and EPR, ultrafast, Raman, and mass spectrometry; organic synthesis, natural products, photochemistry, and supramolecular chemistry; biochemistry, structural biology, metabolomics, and anticancer drugs; nanochemistry, applications in energy, sustainability, biology, and technology development; radiochemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,881,765

Location & Contact

Address 95 Chieftan Way
Tallahassee, FL  32306-4390
United States
Contact Dr. Geoffrey Strouse
Chairman
Email: gradinfo@chem.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-1244
Fax: 850-644-8281