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In order to apply for the graduate program in Chemistry at Oregon State University:

Go to the Oregon State University Graduate School website and fill out an application. Please include the following with your application:

  •   Your personal statement 
    *please include your area of interest and potential mentor(s), career goals, relevant academic and research experiences, your strengths and potential challenges with  strategies to overcome hurdles, and other points that are relevant for your application)*

  • Your CV

  • Your transcripts

  • The names and contact information of three references

  • Any awards, posters, or publications that you have


If you are an international student, we will also require:

  •  Your GRE scores

  •  Your TOEFL or IELTS scores unless you received a greater than a B average during two terms in an accredited institution in the U.S., U.K., New    Zealand, Australia, or Canada

  • Please note that the application deadline is Jan 15th, 2023

  • Chemistry only brings in new students during Fall Term

*** Please note that incomplete applications will not be reviewed***

Please refer to our faculty directory for the tenure-track and adjunct faculty in our department.  You are encouraged to contact faculty directly to get more information about their current research and to inquire whether they are accepting new graduate students in their groups.

If you have any questions, please email