Applying to the Graduate Program

Tufts Chemistry offers MS and PhD degree programs in Chemistry, Chemistry-Biotechnology, and Chemical Physics. Successful applicants will have an undergraduate degree in chemistry, or in a related subject with appropriate chemistry courses.  There are no specific requirements for grade point average, and no GRE or other test scores are currently required.

Please refer to the Graduate Admissions website for details about the application, including deadlines. Applications require:

  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • For international students who did not earn an undergraduate degree at an English-speaking institution, a score for the written Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL or similar English language exam. Requirements and minimum scores can be found at the Graduate School website.

No general GRE or subject GRE scores are required.

All applications for admissions to the Chemistry Graduate program must use the Office of Graduate Admissions online application. The Department of Chemistry cannot review any application materials sent directly to the department.

For more information on applying to Tufts’ Graduate School, including information on financial aid, please consult the Graduate Admissions website.