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University of Michigan

Department of Chemistry

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Chemistry is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Analytical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Chemical sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 62
Doctoral Degrees 33

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation, organic cumulative proficiency exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

535
Applied
165
Accepted
54
Enrolled
31%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, curriculum vitae/resume

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

266
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 4.14%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.38%
Two or more races 0.75%
Unknown 2.26%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 7
Male (30)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biological catalysis, protein engineering, chemical sensors, de novo metalloprotein design, supramolecular architecture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
19,628,739

Location & Contact

Address 930 North University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1055
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Kennedy
Professor of Chemistry/Chair
Phone: 734-763-9681
Fax: 734-647-4847