Published Survey
Submission Number: 16
Submission ID: 16
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Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Wed, 03/04/2020 - 20:06
Completed: Fri, 07/24/2020 - 16:11
Changed: Fri, 07/24/2020 - 16:45

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Language: English

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Contact Information
Banner Image:: 1920x567-webBanner-MedChem.jpg
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Institution Address:
Address 1: 4849 Calhoun
Address 2: 6010
Address 3: {Empty}
City: Houston
State: Texas
Zip/Postal Code: 77204-5000
Country: United States

Program Location:: Texas
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Melissa Nieto
  Title: Graduate Academic Advisor III
  Office: 6010, H2
  Phone (Work): 7137437725

Institutional Website::

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Program Application Deadline
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: January 15, 2021
Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: No
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Application Fee:: $50 domestic; $80 international
Application Deadline Description::

Program Description
Program Description:
The curriculum for the concentration in Medicinal Chemistry provides  students with 1) a foundation in the principles of pharmacology (particularly at the molecular and cellular levels); 2) in-depth knowledge in the principles and applications of medicinal chemistry (including pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism); and 3) exposure to interdisciplinary training in such areas as synthetic chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, computations, high throughput screening and others that are necessary for the completion of selected dissertation research in medicinal chemistry and chemical biology.

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Institution Information
Is your institution public or private?: Public
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
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Degree Requirements
Credits Required for Degree: : 75
Required Rotations:: Research
Seminars:: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Required
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Degree Information
Delivery Method: On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration::

Area(s) of Study:: Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Cancer, Chemical Science, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Infectious Disease, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Science, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Natural Product, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacotherapy
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Program Statistics
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program:: 2
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
United States: 0
International: 2

Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students:: 3.48
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
Academia: 0
Industry: 0
Government: 0
Other: 0
Unknown: 0

Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation:: 5

GRE and Other Tests
GRE Section
 Is the GRE required?: Yes
Is a GRE Subject Test Required or Recommended?:     Not Required or Recommended 
Oldest GRE considered:: 3 yrs
Recommended GRE Score:
Verbal Reasoning:: {Empty}
Quantitative Reasoning:: {Empty}
Analytical Writing:: {Empty}

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Applications are considered holistically, with an emphasis on research experience.

Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: TOEFL or IELTS
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Letters of Recommendation
Letters of Recommendation:
Are letters of recommendations required by your program?: Yes
 If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required?: 3

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GRE General test required. Scores expected to be competitive, but are not the major criterion of admission.

Other Admission Requirements
Minimum overall GPA considered:: 3
Recommended overall GPA considered:: {Empty}
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GPAs under 3.0 can be petitioned, with special circumstances

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Financial Support
Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 100
Type of financial support available:: Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Research Assistantship, Teaching Assistantship, Department or University Scholarship
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Background Checks and Drug Screenings
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program