Chemistry and Biochemistry
    2004 Shelby Hall, Box 870336, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Chemistry, PhD
 
 
Specialty Area(s)** : Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry.

Program Director(s): Dr. Marco Bonizzoni (Recruitment and Admissions), (205) 348-2211
Dr. Patrick Frantom (Graduate Program Director), (205) 348-8349
Application Contact: LeCretia Crumpton, (205) 348-5955
Application Deadline: Rolling admission. Most students are admitted to the Fall semester. Availability of positions in Spring is typically more limited. Although we will consider applications submitted at any time, your best chances are to submit your completed application by December – early January when applying for the following Fall semester. This will ensure that your application will receive full consideration for all available financial support opportunities.
Allow Admission with Permission to Continue?    Yes.
requires GPA >2.5
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   Yes.
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   No.
** A specialty area represents broad informal areas of study and/or research within a department and reflects faculty expertise.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
Use this document to expand on strengths of your application that may not be apparent from your CV. Include description of previous research experience, if any. Please also mention your future research interests, and include the names of 2-3 faculty members in our Department whose research interests you.
Resume / CV
Required.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. Official transcripts must be received prior to registering for classes. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission). Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
Graduate Admission Test Scores
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis, admission test scores are not required for students applying for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 admission. Unofficial GRE scores required. Official scores must be submitted on admission (GRE School Code: 1830). The admission test score is waived for those holding a graduate degree at the time of enrollment or 5+ years of related work experience.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300. Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.

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