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Portland State University

Department of Chemistry

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / Department of Chemistry is located in Portland, OR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 10

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 General Test, GRE Subject Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Cumulative exams, seminar presentations

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

80
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
19%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Winter deadline September 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division course work or 2.75 overall, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
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 2%
Unknown 6%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 4
Male (17)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Synthetic inorganic chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, organic photochemistry, enzymology, analytical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,253,874

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dirk Iwata-Reuyl
Chair
Email: iwatareuyld@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-5737
Fax: 503-725-3888

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