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University of Houston

Department of Chemistry

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Department of Chemistry is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 15

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 Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

161
Applied
53
Accepted
34
Enrolled
33%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st 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 IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

113
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.42%
Black or African American 2.65%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.77%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 4
Male (23)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Materials, molecular design, surface science, structural chemistry, synthesis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. David Hoffman
Chairperson
Email: hoffman@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-2701
Fax: 713-743-2709