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University of Utah

Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 B.S. degree in Pharmacy,Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering and/or related areas.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
4%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam B.S. degree in Pharmacy,Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering and/or related areas.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$35,000
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Improving biomaterials performance in medical applications, including nanomaterials, implantable devices and diagnostics; Gene medicine: novel therapeutic gene delivery and targeting methods; Design and characterization of novel drug delivery systems using new biomaterials (polymers, peptides, nanosystems) and new drug forms (e.g., transgenes, proteins, peptides) to build and control system design, drug release and stability; Immunotherapeutics involving therapeutic antibodies.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,597,606

Location & Contact

Address Room 301
30 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact James Herron
Associate Professor
Email: james.herron@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-7307

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