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University of Utah

Department of Chemistry

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Chemistry is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Science teacher education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
20 hours of course work, 10 hours of research
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
18 hours of course work, 14 hours of research

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

298
Applied
102
Accepted
37
Enrolled
34%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 620
TOEFL IBT score: 105

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,620
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

171
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.09%
Black or African American 1.17%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.58%
Asian 4.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.58%
Unknown 2.92%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 10
Male (32)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical, biological, inorganic, materials, organic, physical and theoretical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 315 South 1400 East
Room 2020
Salt Lake City, UT  84112-0850
United States
Contact Dr. Cynthia J. Burrows
Chair
Email: chair@chemistry.utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-7290
Fax: 801-581-8433