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Purdue University

Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Immunology and infectious disease
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biophysical and computational chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medicinal biochemistry and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medicinal chemistry and chemical biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Systems biology and functional genomics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular pharmacology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuropharmacology, neurodegeneration, and neurotoxicity

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in biology, biochemistry, and chemistry (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

151
Applied
28
Accepted
13
Enrolled
19%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in biology, biochemistry, and chemistry (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Traineership

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.64%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Drug design and development, cancer research, drug synthesis and analysis, chemical pharmacology, environmental toxicology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Zhong-Yin Zhang
Head
Email: zhang-yn@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-1403