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Texas Christian University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Fort Worth, TX

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Overview

Texas Christian University / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Fort Worth, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Thesis Required
Literature seminar, cumulative exams, research progress report, independent research proposal, teaching of undergraduate labs

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
48%

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 February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioinorganic chemistry, materials chemistry, protein folding, aggregation and transport phenomena, synthetic methodology and total synthesis, synthetic switches for sensing applications, electronic structure approximations, polymer chemistry, science education, protein modification, ribozymes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
300,000

Location & Contact

Address TCU Box 298860
Fort Worth, TX  76129
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Simanek
Chair/Professor
Email: e.simanek@tcu.edu
Phone: 817-257-5355
Fax: 817-257-5851