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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Chemistry and biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

72
Applied
22
Accepted
14
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 16.98%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.77%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 3
Male (18)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Protein structures, bio-organic chemistry, enzyme catalysis, molecular biology, metabolism, nanotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,797,655

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Zeev Rosenzweig
Chairman
Email: chemgrad@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2521
Fax: 410-455-2608