Carnegie MellonDepartment of Chemistry Application photo of periodic table
 A complete application includes the following:

• A completed online application form
• A $75 application fee
• Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
• Official GRE Score Reports
• Official Chemistry GRE Score Reports
• Official TOEFL scores (for all students whose undergraduate work was not done in English)
• A statement of purpose describing your experience and career goals
• Three recommendations from persons who can provide academic and/or professional references


Valerie Bridge
Graduate Program Coordinator

Getting Started

The Department of Chemistry invites you to take advantage of our online application process.

You do not have to complete the entire form during one session. The application can be saved at any point, and you may return to it at your convenience. When you are ready to submit, be sure to have your credit card information available so that you can submit payment at that time.

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Applications are due January 5 for Fall 2018.

Application deadline for Spring admissions is October 15.

Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis beginning in September. Applications received later will be considered as time permits.

Due to the large number of students who enrolled in recent years, we expect very limited funded openings for Spring 2018.

Carnegie Mellon University | Mellon College of Science | Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 268-1062