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Wesleyan University

Department of Chemistry

Middletown, CT

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Wesleyan University

Overview

Wesleyan University / Department of Chemistry is located in Middletown, CT.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Organic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Inorganic chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theoretical chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4
Accepted
1
Enrolled

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No
Winter deadline January 1st January 1st No
Spring deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 recommendations

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.39%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: The synthesis of noble metal and noble metal alloy nanoparticles with well-defined shapes and catalytically-active high-energy surfaces; inorganic chemistry; materials science; scanning electron microscopy (SEM);transition organometallic complexes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 52 Lawn Avenue
Middletown, CT  06459
United States
Contact T. David Westmoreland
Chair
Email: westmoreland@wesleyan.edu
Phone: 860-685-2743