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University of Chicago

Department of Chemistry

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Chemistry is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

398
Applied
115
Accepted
35
Enrolled
29%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Research statement, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

233
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.72%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.86%
Unknown 2.58%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organic, inorganic, physical, theoretical, materials, and biological chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
16,364,373

Location & Contact

Address 5735 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Viresh Rawal PhD
Chairman
Email: chem-chair@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-2194

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