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Graduate Programs Admission

Submit applications by January 15th                                                                                                                                           Apply
for full consideration


The application information and link below are for admittance into the PhD or MS program. Applicants must hold a BA, BS or MS degree by the date the program of study begins (late August). For full consideration into the PhD or MS program, please submit applications by January 15th. Applications and application materials may still be received after January 15th. For any additional questions contact:

Application Checklist for PhD and MS Programs

  1. GRE general exam (school code 1105). GRE chemistry subject exam is highly encouraged, but not required.
  2. TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language (school code 1105), only for students from non-english speaking university.
    • iBT internet based test requires a score of 90 or higher
    • PBT paper based test requires a score of 577 or higher
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 7.0 or higher
  3. Application Form
  4. Statement of Objectives (1 page)
  5. Resumé
  6. Recommendation letters (3 evaluators total) sent electronically (template available on application page)
  7. Official Transcripts uploaded electronically and mailed in a sealed envelope to:

Graduate Affairs Coordinator
Department of Chemistry
Case Western Reserve University
Clapp Hall 212
2080 Adelbert Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-707

Click here to apply online


Financial Support

PhD Students: The Department of Chemistry financially supports PhD students through a combination of teaching and research assistantships at a competitive stipend level. This support continues on an annual basis provided the student makes satisfactory progress toward the PhD degree. Research fellowships are funded by research grants and contracts awarded to faculty.

PhD students are encouraged to apply for additional fellowships. Information on outside funding can be found here.

MS Students: No financial support of MS students is offered. Information on tuition rates and fees can be found here.

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Page last modified: December 22, 2016