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University of Notre Dame

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Notre Dame, IN

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Overview

University of Notre Dame / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Notre Dame, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Inorganic chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Physical chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 26

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

212
Applied
96
Accepted
22
Enrolled
45%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

143
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.1%
Black or African American 2.8%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.2%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 0
Male (27)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reaction design and mechanistic studies; reactive intermediates; synthesis, structure and reactivity of organometallic cluster complexes and biologically active natural products; bioorganic chemistry; enzymology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Notre Dame, IN  46556
United States
Contact Dr. Brian Baker
Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 574-631-0977

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