12 months
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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The Chemistry program of The University of Akron offers courses of study leading to the degrees of M.S. and Ph.D. in chemistry.


Key facts:

  • In the Chemistry program of The University of Akron we approach our graduate education using a very interdisciplinary approach that prepares graduates to be independent researchers, provides them with an education with both breadth and depth in training in chemistry, and just as importantly, and focuses on the development of good communication skills.
  • In collaboration with the Department of Physics, the Department of Chemistry offers a chemical physics option as part of the chemistry Ph.D. program. Cross-disciplinary training is promoted through continued collaborations with The Maurice Morton Institute of Polymer Science, Institute for Biomedical Engineering Research, Center for Environmental Studies, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and the Integrated Bioscience program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry of Gene Expression
  • Special Readings in Analytical Chemistry
  • Special Readings in Inorganic Chemistry
  • Special Readings in Organic Chemistry
  • Special Readings in Physical Chemistry
  • Special Readings in Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • General GRE scores required

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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