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Lehigh University

Department of Chemistry

Bethlehem, PA

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Overview

Lehigh University / Department of Chemistry is located in Bethlehem, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
24
Accepted
11
Enrolled
53%

Applying

75
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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.5%
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 4
Male (15)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical chemistry, biochemistry, computational chemistry, inorganic chemistry, materials and polymer chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,923,033

Location & Contact

Address Seeley Mudd Building
6 East Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA  18015
United States
Contact Prof. David A. Vicic
Professor/Chair
Email: dav512@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610-758-3466
Fax: 610-758-6536