41
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Inorganic chemistry
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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

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

20
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
45%

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

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

41
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 2.44%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.32%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (1)
Male (5)
Female (3)

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 213 Smith Chemistry Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Gary Emmert
Interim Chair
Email: gemmert@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2636
Fax: 901-678-3447