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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Chemistry is located in Charlotte, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nanoscale science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
19
Accepted
9
Enrolled
58%

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 March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate major, 2.75 overall
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's or master's degree in a science or engineering field relevant to nanoscale science, minimum GPA of 3.0, recommendation letters

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 2.63%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nanoscale science, computational chemistry, organic synthesis, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, electrochemistry, structural and mechanistic organic chemistry, materials and interfacial chemistry, catalysis, biochemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, and biophysical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
517,203

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Bernadette T. Donovan-Merkert
Chair
Email: bdonovan@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-1300