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University of Rochester

Department of Chemistry

Rochester, NY

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University of Rochester

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

Degree Number 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

Degree Requirement
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

Exam Details
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
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 2.22%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
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

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