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Washington State University

Department of Chemistry

Pullman, WA

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Washington State University

Overview

Washington State University / Department of Chemistry is located in Pullman, WA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
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 (recommended)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Oral exam, teaching experience
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, written exam, teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

140
Applied
28
Accepted
20
Enrolled
20%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts from each post-secondary school attended (photocopies acceptable); three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts from each post-secondary school attended (photocopies acceptable); three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

101
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.93%
Black or African American 1.98%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.97%
Unknown 9.9%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 6
Male (28)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chemistry of biological systems, chemistry of materials, chemistry of energy and the environment, radiochemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,848,096

Location & Contact

Address Pullman, WA  99164
United States
Contact Kerry W. Hipps
Chair
Email: chemistry@wsu.edu
Phone: 509-335-3033
Fax: 509-335-8867