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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

North Dartmouth, MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended)
Thesis Required
Thesis or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
18
Accepted
10
Enrolled
72%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation (3 recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation (3 recommended)

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 2.5%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.5%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 4
Male (15)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular imaging probes for iron and reactive oxygen species detection in living systems, self-assembly of peptide nanotubes, host-guest complexes, mechanical and optical properties of carbon nanotubes, cellular antioxidant chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
996,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Yuegang Zuo
Graduate Program Director, Chemistry
Email: yzuo@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8959

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