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University of South Florida

Department of Chemistry

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Chemistry is located in Tampa, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 13

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

138
Applied
52
Accepted
28
Enrolled
38%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last two years of undergraduate chemistry coursework, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last two years of chemistry coursework, three letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

147
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.52%
Black or African American 3.4%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.04%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Synthesis, bio-organic chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, environmental chemistry, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,586,055

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Randy Larsen
Chairperson and Professor, Chemistry Department
Email: rwlarsen@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-7925
Fax: 813-974-3203