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Boston College

Department of Chemistry

Chestnut Hill, MA

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Overview

Boston College / Department of Chemistry is located in Chestnut Hill, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Master of Science in Teaching (MST) Science education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
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, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

215
Applied
70
Accepted
24
Enrolled
33%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

121
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.31%
Black or African American 0.83%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.83%
Unknown 4.96%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Organic and organometallic chemistry, chemical biology and biochemistry, physical and theoretical chemistry, inorganic chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467-3800
United States
Contact Dr. Marc Snapper
Chairperson
Email: marc.snapper@bc.edu
Phone: 617-552-8.96

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