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University of Missouri-St. Louis

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

St. Louis, MO

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Overview

University of Missouri–St. Louis / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in St. Louis, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry and biotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
13
Accepted
5
Enrolled
59%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.08%
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 2.08%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 2
Male (20)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metallaborane chemistry, serum transferrin chemistry, natural products chemistry, organic synthesis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63121
United States
Contact Cynthia Dupureur
Chair
Email: cdup@umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-4392
Fax: 314-516-5342

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