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University of Memphis

Department of Chemistry

Memphis, TN

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Overview

University of Memphis / Department of Chemistry is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
16
Accepted
14
Enrolled
67%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Winter deadline Not reported September 15th No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Admission to Graduate School plus 32 undergraduate hours in chemistry
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Admission to Graduate School plus 32 undergraduate hours in chemistry

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 3.92%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.84%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational chemistry, materials chemistry, organic/polymer synthesis, drug design/delivery, water chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 210 Smith Chemistry Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Gary Emmert
Chair
Email: gemmert@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2638
Fax: 901-678-3447

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