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University of California, San Diego

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

La Jolla, CA

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Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 60
Doctoral Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

769
Applied
242
Accepted
66
Enrolled
31%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 19th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements MS Thesis Agreement Form, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

315
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical and atmospheric chemistry, biochemistry and biophysics, cellular and systems biochemistry, chemical biology, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, quantitative biology, structural biology, theoretical and computational chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Vicki Grassian
Chair
Email: vhgrassian@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-2499

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