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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Chemistry is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
12
Accepted
9
Enrolled
39%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate major, 2.75 overall
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's or master's degree in a science or engineering field relevant to nanoscale science, minimum GPA of 3.0, recommendation letters

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nanoscale science, computational chemistry, organic synthesis, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, electrochemistry, structural and mechanistic organic chemistry, materials and interfacial chemistry, catalysis, biochemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, and biophysical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
867,670

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Bernadette T. Donovan-Merkert
Chair
Email: bdonovan@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-1300

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