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Southern Methodist University

Department of Chemistry

Dallas, TX

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Overview

Southern Methodist University / Department of Chemistry is located in Dallas, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theoretical and computational chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental chemistry

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

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 February 28th February 28th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in chemistry, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in chemistry or closely-related field, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 28

Research

Focus of faculty research: Materials/polymer, medicinal/bioorganic, theoretical and computational, organic/inorganic/organometallic synthesis, inorganic polymer chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 750314
Dallas, TX  75275-0314
United States
Contact Dr. Elfi Kraka
Chair
Email: ekraka@smu.edu
Phone: 214-768-1609
Fax: 214-768-4089