Entrance Requirements

To enter our program, a student must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in chemistry (or a related area with additional course work equivalent to the requirements for a traditional chemistry major)
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75/4.0 over the last two years.
  • Have a bachelor's degree from an English-speaking country
    or score a minimum of 477 on the paper-based “test of English as a foreign language” (TOEFL) exam exam ( 153 on the computer-based test; or 53 on the internet based test)
    or score 4.5 on the “International English Language Testing Service“ (IELTS) exam.

A student who has not met one or more of these requirements may be admitted as an unclassified or provisional student. Check the Bulletin of the Graduate School for further details.

Financial support is available for entering students, but foreign students with low language scores (< 550 TOEFL paper; 213 TOEFL computer; 79 TOEFL iBT; or 6.0 IELTS) are unlikely to be awarded a TA during their first year of study.