- There are no minimum GRE requirements, but we generally do not accept students who have scores below 152 (Verbal), 152 (Quantitative), and 3.5 (Writing) unless the student has excellent strengths in other areas.
- There are no minimum GPA requirements, as these greatly vary across the world.
- For International STEP candidates, the minimum TOEFL is 100.
- Minimum degree requirements: Students must have the equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree in a field related to chemistry, including chemical engineering. Personal interviews via telephone and videoconferencing are required.
- PLEASE NOTIFY STEP DIRECTOR EDWARD CANER IF YOU PLAN TO APPLY TO THE PROGRAM.
For fall semester (late August) matriculation, the deadline for applications is August 15. For students who require a new visa for study in the United States (e.g., F-1), the deadline is May 1. Admission is on a rolling basis.
- Please see the Department of Chemistry graduate programs admissions page for application information.
- Specify institution code 1105 and department code 62 to have your scores reported to the Department of Chemistry.
- Admission is on a rolling basis.
Candidates are encouraged to apply to the program early for maximum award consideration. To be considered, applicants must check the Financial Aid box on the application. Approximately one half of the incoming class receives some amount of assistance. We recommend that you pursue multiple avenues for financial assistance for your program. This includes seeking scholarships, grants, personal savings, employer support, federal and private loans, and part-time employment. To check for outside scholarships, you may visit Fastweb. Tuition awards are disbursed at the time of tuition billing after enrollment, and are on an amount or percentage basis (as opposed to a per credit hour basis).