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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Chemistry

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Chemistry is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Original research proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

291
Applied
140
Accepted
29
Enrolled
48%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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

201
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.99%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time - 52
Part-time - 21
Male (55)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical, biological, inorganic and materials chemistry including nanostructured materials, organic, physical and theoretical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,805,675

Location & Contact

Address 234 Chevron Science Center
219 Parkman Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15216
United States
Contact Dr. Sunil K. Saxena
Chairman
Email: chemchr@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-1955
Fax: 412-624-1649

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