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University of South Carolina

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Columbia, SC

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University of South Carolina

Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Columbia, SC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Interdisciplinary Master of Arts (IMA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 17

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

425
Applied
88
Accepted
34
Enrolled
21%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

132
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.79%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 5
Male (26)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Spectroscopy, crystallography, organic and organometallic synthesis, analytical chemistry, materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,687,167

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel L. Reger
Phone: 803-777-7000