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South Dakota State University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Brookings, SD

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South Dakota State University

Overview

South Dakota State University / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Preliminary oral and written exams, research tool

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
13
Accepted
13
Enrolled
33%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 31st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in chemistry or closely related discipline
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in chemistry or closely related discipline

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.22%
Black or African American 13.33%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 17.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.44%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental chemistry, computational chemistry, organic synthesis and photochemistry, novel material development and characterization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. James Rice
Head
Email: james.rice@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-5151
Fax: 605-688-6364

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