48
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The George Washington University / Department of Chemistry is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
General exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
37
Accepted
12
Enrolled
41%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (3)
Part-time (18)
Male (15)
Female (6)

Location & Contact

Address 2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Dr. Michael King
Chair
Phone: 202-994-6488