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University of Southern California

Department of Chemistry

Los Angeles , CA

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University of Southern California

Overview

University of Southern California / Department of Chemistry is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 16

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

406
Applied
87
Accepted
39
Enrolled
21%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
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
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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

Student Body

126
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.59%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0.79%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 7
Male (32)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biological chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA  90089
United States
Contact Dr. Charles McKenna
Chair
Phone: 213-740-2311

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