Tulane University

School of Science and Engineering

Department of Chemistry


Lindy Boggs Center Suite 500

New Orleans, LA 70118

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Chemistry

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Chemistry department of Tulane University has 15 faculty and between 50 and 60 graduate students pursuing Ph.D. degrees. All faculty are research active, the majority have federal or other extramural support for their research and all groups publish in high quality journals. Funding levels for the department average between 1.5 and 2.0 million $ US per year and all graduate students receive tuition waivers and full support in the form of teaching and research assistantships or non-service fellowships. Research areas include biological, organic, inorganic, physical and theoretical chemistry. The department has areas of specialization in bio-organic, polymer chemistry, nanoscience and applications of lasers in chemistry. Facilities in the department include several NMR spectrometers, mass spectrometers, single crystal x-ray diffraction, and a wide variety of specialized experimental facilities. Prospects are encouraged to visit the web site of Tulane University which will allow them to easily find the web pages of the Chemistry Department. If you wish to contact the department for more information, please do this via the Tulane University Department of Chemistry web page.


Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

In addition to the general requirements, international students must submit TOEFL scores.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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