Graduate Admissions

The preferred application window for full consideration for Fall 2025 will end December 1, 2024.

Domestic:  $65

International:  $85

If you are interested in an application fee waiver request, please complete the Application Fee Waiver Request Form located on the Graduate Admissions website.  Before submitting a fee waiver request, you must first start a graduate admission application. You are encouraged to complete your admission application in full before submitting your fee waiver request.  Please submit your application fee waiver request by November 15th This will ensure that your references have plenty of time to upload their letters of recommendation prior to our priority application deadline of December 1st.

More information on the fee waiver can be found on the Graduate Admissions website.

Fall 2025: The deadline for priority consideration is December 1, 2024.

Applications past the Fall 2025 priority deadline will still be considered, but we will begin reviewing applications starting on December 1, so you are encouraged to submit your application prior to that date to ensure that you are given first consideration.

Please submit your application through the Apply website.

You will need the following for your application:

  1. Transcripts: A scanned version of the transcript from your undergraduate and any post-Bachelor institution(s). (If admitted, you will be required to submit official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended.)
  2. Recommendations: You will be asked for the names and email addresses of three people who can write a recommendation letter describing your qualifications for graduate school in chemistry. Once you submit the application, an email will be sent requesting a letter from each person that you name.
  3. Resume/CV and Personal Statement
  4. International Students: Proof of English proficiency, as required by the Office of Graduate Studies. To be considered for GTA/GRA support, you must be admitted on regular status. GTA positions have additional requirements that includes at least a 22 on the Speaking section of the TOEFL test (or 7 in Speaking on IELTS).

The Department of Chemistry will review your application only after the application process is complete. Please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator, Avery Meadows (, with any questions about the application process.