166
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Department of Chemistry

Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Chemistry is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biophysical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Organic/medicinal chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Analytical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Analytical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Physical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic/medicinal chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Bioinformatics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioinformatics
Master of Science (MS) Computational chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

84
Applied
39
Accepted
26
Enrolled
46%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 15th November 15th Yes
Spring deadline April 15th April 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

166
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.01%
Black or African American 10.84%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.22%
Unknown 1.81%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time (41)
Part-time (0)
Male (24)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical chemistry, biological/biochemistry, biophysical/computational chemistry, chemical education, organic/medicinal chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Peng George Wang
Department Chair
Email: pwang11@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-3591
Fax: 404-413-5505