56
Students
Urban setting
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Setting
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Overview

The University of Akron / Department of Chemistry is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
22
Accepted
16
Enrolled
59%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (strongly recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field; three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field; three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.79%
Black or African American 1.79%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (1)
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: NMR and mass spectrometric characterization of biological and synthetic polymers, synthesis and characterization of new organic and inorganic material, metals in medicine, enzymology of gene regulation, high-resolution spectroscopy and ultrafast characterization of organic materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,264,978

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Ziegler
Interim Department Chair
Email: ziegler@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-2531