Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
29%
71%
student ratio
157
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
46%
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Materials Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Materials Sciences ]
    • Physical Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Physical Chemistry ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Physical Chemistry ]
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Biochemistry ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Biochemistry ]
    • Inorganic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Inorganic Chemistry ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Inorganic Chemistry ]
    • Analytical Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Analytical Chemistry ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Analytical Chemistry ]
    • Organic Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Organic Chemistry ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Organic Chemistry ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 182
    • Accepted 85
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 31
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 verbal, 151 quantitative; 1100 total on the old scale), minimum GPA of 3.1 in undergraduate course work
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores: 150 verbal, 151 quantitative; 1100 total on the old scale), minimum GPA of 3.1 in undergraduate course work
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students157
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students157
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian39%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student39%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty44
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBioanalytical chemistry, including separations, microfluidics, petrol omics; materials chemistry, including magnets, polymers, catalysts, nanomaterials; spectroscopy, including NMR and EPR, ultrafast, Raman, and mass spectrometry; organic synthesis, natural products, photochemistry, and supramolecular chemistry; biochemistry, with focus on structural biology, metabolomics, and anticancer drugs
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,544,703

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

College of Arts and Sciences
Florida State University

95 Chieftan Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4390
United States

Dr. Timothy Logan

Chairman

Phone: 850-644-3810
Fax: 850-644-8281
Email: gradinfo@chem.fsu.edu

Dr. Geoffrey Strouse

Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Phone: 850-445-9042
Fax: 850-644-8281
Email: gradinfo@chem.fsu.edu

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