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The Department of Chemistry offers graduate degrees in all areas of modern chemistry, including analytical, biological, computational, inorganic, materials, organic, physical and radiochemistry.

Degrees Offered

Chemistry, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: February 1
Spring deadline: October 15

Minimum GRE Scores

Test Type Verbal Quantitative Analytical
GRE1501483.0-4.0

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test Type Total Score Reading Listening Speaking Writing
TOEFL Internet -based10017171717
TOEFL Paper-based6005252N/A52
IELTS Academic7.56666

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Chemistry Program

  • GRE scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose, which should include a summary of why you are interested in pursuing an advanced chemistry degree, a brief description of your previous research experiences, the specific area of chemistry you are interested in pursuing, and your future career goals and plans in the chemistry field.
  • Resume or CV, which should include information regarding education, academic performance, awards, honors, areas of scientific interest, research experience, work experience, publications, presentations, and any other relevant activities.