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Wayne State University

Department of Chemistry

Detroit , MI

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Wayne State University

Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Chemistry is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Analytical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

353
Applied
72
Accepted
28
Enrolled
20%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (strongly recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 1 year of physics, math through calculus, general chemistry (8 credits), organic chemistry (8 credits), physical chemistry (6 credits), quantitative analysis (4 credits), advanced chemistry (3 credits), minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 in chemistry and cognate sciences, statement of interest, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in chemistry and cognate science

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

124
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.03%
Black or African American 0.81%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.81%
Two or more races 2.42%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Natural products synthesis, molecular biology, molecular mechanics calculations, organometallic chemistry, experimental physical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Matthew Allen
Chair
Email: mallen@chem.wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-2070

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