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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Chemistry and biochemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 6

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
23
Accepted
12
Enrolled
34%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,382
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 3
Male (18)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Protein structures, bio-organic chemistry, enzyme catalysis, molecular biology, metabolism, nanotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,797,655

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Zeev Rosenzweig
Chairman
Email: chemgrad@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2521
Fax: 410-455-2608

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