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Brigham Young University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Provo, UT

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Brigham Young University

Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
45
Accepted
30
Enrolled
71%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.11%
Black or African American 1.05%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.16%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

50
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 13
Male (40)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Separation science, molecular recognition, organic synthesis and biomedical application, biochemistry and molecular biology, molecular spectroscopy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,343,009

Location & Contact

Address C100 BNSN
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. David V. Dearden
Chair
Email: david_dearden@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-2355
Fax: 801-422-0153