A special feature of the graduate program in chemistry at the University of Rhode Island is its small size with excellent research facilities and faculty. Unlike some larger programs, we pride ourselves in having personal contact with our graduate students. All our full-time students receive support in the form of assistantships that pay tuition, health insurance and a competitive stipend for living expenses. All graduate applications must be completed online. Before completing an online application, we request that you go to our where we will ask you for some background information about yourself. After completing the pre-application form, you will be directed to the web pages for submitting an official online application.
The application deadline for the Fall semester of each year is March 15th for international students and June 1st for students with degrees from U.S. institutions. The application deadline for the Spring semester of each year is June 15th for international students and September 1st for students with degrees from U.S. institutions. We admit students on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Please note that the Department of Chemistry has waived the fee for applications to our Ph.D. program.
Official Graduate online application requirements include:
Applicants with a degree from U.S. institutions: a statement of purpose including research interests, CV/resume (recommended), two letters of reference, and transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions previously attended. Please note that we do not require the GRE.
International applicants: a statement of purpose including research interests, CV/resume (recommended), two letters of reference, and transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions previously attended. Applicants whose native language is not English must also submit an official test report from TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo. Further information for international applicants is available through the . Please note that we do not require the GRE.
All undergraduate admissions, regardless of a student’s potential major, are handled through the University of Rhode Island Admissions Office, located in Newman Hall, 14 Upper College Road, on the Kingston Campus. The provides detailed information about admissions requirements, programs of study, financial aid, and campus visits. Online course catalogs and application forms are also available on the Undergraduate Admissions web site.
Prospective undergraduate students who have specific questions about studying chemistry at The University of Rhode Island are encouraged to contact Professor Kiesewetter, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Beaupre Center. Phone: 401-874-2318. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome your inquiries.