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Howard University

Department of Chemistry

Washington, DC

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Overview

Howard University / Department of Chemistry is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
36%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 65.38%
White or Caucasian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Synthetic organics, materials, natural products, mass spectrometry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,250,000

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Vernon R. Morris
Interim Chairman
Phone: 202-806-6900
Fax: 202-806-5442

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