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New Mexico State University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Las Cruces, NM

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New Mexico State University

Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
10
Accepted
4
Enrolled
20%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BS in chemistry or biochemistry, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in chemistry or biochemistry, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 1
Male (13)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,027,959

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3C
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. William Quintana
Department Head
Email: wquintan@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-2505
Fax: 575-646-2649

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