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Lehigh University

Department of Chemistry

Bethlehem, PA

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Lehigh University

Overview

Lehigh University / Department of Chemistry is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam Pass 3 proficiency exams Total of five areas - organic, inorganic, physical, biochemistry, analytical
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
18
Accepted
6
Enrolled
38%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Pass 2 proficiency exams Total of five areas - organic, inorganic, physical, biochemistry, analytical
Doctoral Degree Exam Pass 3 proficiency exams Total of five areas - organic, inorganic, physical, biochemistry, analytical

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

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

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.94%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 11.76%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 3
Male (15)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical chemistry, biochemistry, computational chemistry, inorganic chemistry, materials and polymer chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,481,936

Location & Contact

Address Seeley Mudd Building
6 East Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Prof. Gregory S. Ferguson
Professor/Chair
Email: gf03@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3462
Fax: 610-758-6536

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