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College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry

Concentrations

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Chemical Education
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry of Materials
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Supracolloidal Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MSFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia
PhDFull-Time, Part-TimePhiladelphia

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program

Deadlines

Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
U.S. StudentsSept. 1N/AN/AN/A
International StudentsJune 13N/AN/AN/A

PhD candidates: Apply by January 15 to be considered for assistantships.

Full-Time Students: Consideration for a term other than fall requires special permission from the academic department prior to application.

Requirements

For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    We prefer that you apply online to Drexel, plus we'll waive the application fee. Apply Now.

  • Transcripts

    Provide transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    GRE scores are required for all applicants (Minimum scores: 400 Verbal, 600 Quantitative, 3.5 Analytical or equivalent scores on the revised GRE test).

    TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 100/600/250). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores.

  • Essay

    Please write approximately 500 words explaining your reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interest, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

    Submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form.

  • Résumé

    Submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to enroll@drexel.edu.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Two letters of recommendation are required. Use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form to submit your recommendation letters.

  • I-20 Application and Supporting Financial Documents (international applicants only)

    Print and complete the I-20 Application Form [PDF] and submit it with your supplemental materials.

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    Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
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