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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Piscataway, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biological chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Inorganic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Organic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Physical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
1 year residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

138
Applied
77
Accepted
28
Enrolled
56%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership

Student Body

132
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.76%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 13.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biophysical organic/bioorganic, inorganic/bioinorganic, theoretical, and solid-state/surface chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
14,500,000

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Garfunkel
Phone: 732-445-4636

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