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University of Louisville

Department of Chemistry

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Chemistry is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Analytical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Physical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Analytical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Inorganic chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 1

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Literature seminar
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Literature seminar, cumulative exams, research proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
16
Accepted
12
Enrolled
28%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts, recommendation letters (minimum of 2), personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcripts, recommendation letters (minimum of 2), personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.89%
Black or African American 3.77%
White or Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 3
Male (17)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Solid state chemistry, chemical synthesis, nanoparticle research, green chemistry, spectroscopic studies, computational chemistry, catalysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,400,000

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Craig Grapperhaus
Professor
Email: craig.grapperhaus@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-8148
Fax: 502-852-8149

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