45
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Old Dominion University / Program in Chemistry is located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
13
Accepted
8
Enrolled
35%

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 January 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in major, 2.5 overall, transcripts, essay, three letters of recommendation, resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in major, 2.5 overall, transcripts, essay, three letters of recommendation, resume
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.22%
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.44%
Unknown 2.22%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (0)
Male (13)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biogeochemistry, materials chemistry, computational chemistry, organic chemistry, biofuels
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,618,322

Location & Contact

Address 110 Alfriend Chemistry Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. John R. Donat
Graduate Program Director
Email: chemgpd@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4098
Fax: 757-683-4628