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Rice University

Department of Chemistry

Houston, TX

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Rice University

Overview

Rice University / Department of Chemistry is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

277
Applied
35
Accepted
16
Enrolled
13%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
25
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.12%
Black or African American 2.06%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.03%
Asian 1.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.22%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 5
Male (26)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nanoscience, biomaterials, nanobioinformatics, fullerene pharmaceuticals
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
75,000

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Kenton H. Whitmire
Phone: 713-348-0000

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