Admissions and Financial Aid

You can apply to our programs through the Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The admissions deadline for Fall enrollment is December 15 for PhD programs and January 15 for MS programs.  The admissions deadline for Spring enrollment is October 15 for all programs.

No GRE scores are required for Chemistry applications.  International applicants may require a test of English proficiency, as required by guidelines set by the Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Tufts Chemistry is committed to a review process that evaluates the whole applicant, recognizing that individuals can show readiness for independent study in diverse ways.

Tufts doctoral (PhD) students in Chemistry, Chemistry-Biotechnology, and Chemical Physics are guaranteed five years of support including tuition, stipend, and benefits.  For 2021-2022 the stipend is $34,993 per year. This support comes from a combination of teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and fellowships.  Students in PhD programs must remain in good academic standing to receive this support.

Tufts Masters (MS) students typically receive some amount of financial aid, which is calculated during the admissions process. Tufts Chemistry does not typically offer full tuition scholarships for MS students.

Please visit the admissions website for comprehensive information on admissions requirements, deadlines, financial and merit aid options, forms, and instructions.

Programs

MS in Chemistry

The course requirements of the master's program at Tufts University are flexible since each student entering the program has individual goals.

MS in Chemistry/Biotechnology

The Department of Chemistry, jointly with the Biotechnology Center, offers a Master of Science (MS) in Chemistry/Biotechnology.

PhD in Chemistry

Tufts University has a unique system through which students develop and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of their field of specialization.

PhD in Chemistry/Biotechnology

The Department of Chemistry, jointly with the Biotechnology Center, offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Chemistry/Biotechnology.

PhD in Chemical Physics

The Department of Chemistry jointly with the Department of Physics & Astronomy, offer a program leading to a PhD in Chemical Physics.

Graduate Programs

Please visit our admissions website for comprehensive information on our admissions processes and requirements, deadlines, financial and merit aid options, forms and instructions.

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