Prospective Students


The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology admits students with a record of classroom and laboratory training in biological, organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry. We offer degree programs in:


REQUIRED TESTS (GRE Test requirement waived for AY 2020-21 admissions cycle due to COVID-19)

  • GRE General
  • GRE Chemistry subject

Test scores are only one aspect of the application package.


The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences facilitates the application submission process for both the Chemistry and Chemical Physics PhD programs.

The application deadline is December 1st. The department announces admissions decisions in February and invites accepted students to an official visit during March.  The visit date for 2020 will be March 12- 13.


Kathy Oakley
Email | 617-496-3208