Department of Chemistry

Graduate Programs Admission

Admission to both the Chemistry MS and PhD programs is based on selective evaluation of formal applications. The Graduate Application Form may be obtained online.

Apply online for our graduate program. There is currently no application fee.

Admission begins when completed applications are received and will continue until the required class size is met. It is recommended that interested applicants apply as early as possible.


This application information below is for Fall 2014. Our application process is free. We do not accept students in Spring or Summer. The Graduate Admission Committee will begin reviewing complete application files for Fall 2014 in March. Below is the information for applying to the Department of Chemistry and our application checklist. We do not have a deadline on our applications.

If you are applying for the Master’s Degree, there is no financial assistance offered.

We are pleased to learn of your interest in Ph.D. studies in the Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University. Our department offers outstanding research training opportunities leading to the Ph.D. degree in a congenial and moderate-size environment for high caliber students.

Admission begins when completed applications are received and will continue until the required class size is met. It is recommended that interested applicants apply as early as possible.

  1. have a Bachelors degree or Masters degree
  2. Mandatory: GRE general exam. Recommended: GRE chemistry subject exam.
  3. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language):
  • iBT internet based test requires a score of 90 or higher
  • PBT paper based test requires a score of 577 or higher
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 7.0 or higher

GRE/TOEFL SCORES - ETS sends official scores to the School of Graduate Studies (code 1105)


Application Checklist
  • APPLICATION FORM - Hobson's
  • STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES - Hobson's
  • RÉSUMÉ - Hobson's

  • OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS - mailed in sealed envelope to:
    Graduate Affairs Coordinator
    Department of Chemistry
    Case Western Reserve University
    Clapp Hall 212
    2080 Adelbert Road 
    Cleveland, OHIO  44106-7078
  • RECOMMENDATION FORMS and RECOMMENDATION LETTERS -COMPLETED BY (3) THREE EVALUATORS - Hobson's

INCLUDE PUBLICATIONS

GRE/TOEFL SCORES - ETS sends official scores to the School of Graduate Studies (code 1105)

 

Financial Support and Special Awards

The Department of Chemistry supports PhD students through a combination of teaching and research assistantships at a competitive stipend level. This support continues on an annual basis provided the student makes satisfactory progress toward the PhD degree. Research fellowships are funded by research grants and contracts awarded to faculty.

The department gives cash prizes and certificates annually to graduate students who have served with special distinction as teaching assistants.

FINANCIAL AID IS OFFERED ONLY TO THOSE STUDENTS ENTERING THE PhD PROGRAM

THERE IS NO FINANCIAL AID FOR THE MS DEGREE


Page last updated 2013-05-14