Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Division University of California, San Diego

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Division University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
36%
64%
student ratio
273
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 11
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 67
    • Doctoral Degrees 36
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 594
    • Accepted 188
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 58
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $105
    • Application Fee - International $125
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 11th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, MS Thesis Agreement Form, and letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students273
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students273
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown or International StudentNot Reported

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAnalytical and atmospheric chemistry, biochemistry & 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 yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Graduate Division
University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States

Steven Briggs

Chair

Phone: 858-534-5372
Email: sbriggs@ucsd.edu

Jeff Rances

Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 858-534-9728
Fax: 858-534-7687
Email: chemgradinfo@ucsd.edu

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