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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


On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

Entrance TermApplication Deadline
FallFebruary 1
SpringOctober 15

Minimum Language Requirements

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Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School 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

  • 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.
  • GRE scores (optional)