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Department By the Numbers

  • Faculty published 23 papers in 2015 that include 27 student co-authorships.
  • The current total instrument holding in the department totals over $2.5 million.
  • 35 students graduated in Chemistry or Biochemistry in 2015; 27 graduated in 2016.
  • Approximately 120 students have gone on to PhD programs since 2000.
  • 74 different students participated in research in summers 2015 and 2016.
  • The class of 2015 includes two Goldwater Scholarship winners.
  • Looking at a six year window from 2008-2013:
    • 33% of graduates entered graduate programs (MS or PhD) in the sciences
    • 18% of graduates entered MD or Dentistry programs
    • 15% of graduates matriculated into Pharmacy or other Allied Health programs such as Nursing or Physician’s Assistant programs
    • 90% of graduates are in some type of post-baccalaureate program or are employed in science