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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
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 26

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

315
Applied
134
Accepted
36
Enrolled
43%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
75
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

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

192
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.13%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.52%
Asian 5.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.04%
Unknown 1.04%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

74
Total faculty
Full-time - 53
Part-time - 21
Male (56)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical, biological, inorganic & materials (including nanostructured materials), organic, physical, and theoretical
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,502,316

Location & Contact

Address 234 Chevron Science Center
219 Parkman Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Sunil K. Saxena
Chairman
Email: chemchr@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-1955
Fax: 412-624-1649

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