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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Chemistry is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Medicinal chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medicinal chemistry
Master of Arts (MA) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Synopsis proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

225
Applied
62
Accepted
37
Enrolled
28%

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 March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

163
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.36%
Black or African American 4.29%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 2
Male (24)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Synthesis, measurements, structure theory, translation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. David F. Watson
Chairman
Email: chechair@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-6824
Fax: 716-645-6963

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