90
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of Chemistry

Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Chemistry is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

250
Applied
59
Accepted
19
Enrolled
24%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15

Student Body

90
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 2.22%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.11%
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (0)
Male (15)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organic chemistry, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry, biological chemistry, materials chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,309,430

Location & Contact

Address 404 Hutchison Hall, Box 270216
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Todd D. Krauss
Chair
Email: todd.krauss@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-5093