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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Milwaukee, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee / Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71
Applied
20
Accepted
12
Enrolled
28%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
96
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.8%
Unknown 1.27%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI  53201-0413
United States
Contact Peter Geissinger
Department Chair
Email: geissing@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-4098

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