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Texas Woman's University

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score 146 [400 old version] verbal, 146 [550 old version] quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Professional paper or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
60%

Applying

50
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 March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score 146 [400 old version] verbal, 146 [550 old version] quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements 2 reference contacts, bachelor's degree or equivalent, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 50 undergraduate hours/all prior graduate courses

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

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 Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 16.67%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Enzyme catalytic events using the shifting specificity model, chemical education, organic nitrogen compounds, properties of nucleic acids, dana sequence transitions and binding
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
50,000

Location & Contact

Address 324 Ann Stuart Science Center
PO Box 425859
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Sheardy
Chair
Email: chawkins@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2550
Fax: 940-898-2548

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