105
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Department of Chemistry is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Materials chemistry Inorganic, organic, or polymeric materials
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Analytical chemistry
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 300 Quantitative and Verbal, 2.5 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 310 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing), GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

178
Applied
71
Accepted
28
Enrolled
40%

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 May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 300 Quantitative and Verbal, 2.5 Analytical Writing)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 310 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing), GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.9%
Black or African American 0.95%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.95%
Unknown 20%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (2)
Male (10)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Materials science, biological chemistry, synthetic chemistry, computational chemistry, energy, sensor science and technology, scholarship of teaching and learning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Life Sciences Building
3101 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Dr. M. Ishaque Khan
Executive Associate Chair for Chemistry
Email: khan@iit.edu
Phone: 312-567-3431
Fax: 312-567-3494