Application & Admission to Chemistry PhD/MS Programs

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING TO GRADUATE PROGRAMS AT TUFTS CHEMISTRY:


Tufts graduate programs in Chemistry (MS or PhD) require an undergraduate degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related subject with advanced chemistry coursework. In addition, for some international applicants, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or related language exam is required, as described at the Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences website.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

For September enrollment, all application materials should be received by December 15th for Chemistry PhD programs, and January 15th for Chemistry MS programs.

For January enrollment, all application materials should be received by October 15th for all Chemistry PhD and MS programs.

Applications received after these dates may be considered only if space is available. 

APPLICATION MATERIALS:


No GRE scores (general or subject tests) are required for applicants who enroll in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022.

Please apply through the Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Application Portal. We cannot consider materials sent directly to the Chemistry Department. A complete application will include:

  •     1. Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended.
        2. Three letters of recommendation.
        3. A personal statement.  The statement should include information on:
            • Your motivation for applying to graduate programs in chemistry
            • Your overall career goals
            • Your laboratory and research experience
            • Your life experience
            • Your motivation for applying to Tufts Chemistry for your graduate degree
        4. A completed application form, filled out in the Graduate School Application Portal.
        5. TOEFL or other English language test, if required.  Click HEREfor more information.

  • If you have any questions about application materials, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at gradadmissions@tufts.edu.

VISITING TUFTS CHEMISTRY:
 
Please note visitors to campus are currently restricted due to COVID-19 precautions. To arrange a virtual visit or a chat with current graduate students, please contact grad.chemistry@tufts.edu.