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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 full consideration deadline for applications for Fall Term '20 is Jan. 15, and that we only bring new students in during Fall Term

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

The following faculty members are active in their research in the Department of Chemistry at Oregon State University:


Prof. Mike Lerner
Prof. May Nyman
Prof. Mas Subramanian
Prof. David Ji
Prof. Doug Keszler (accepting Master's students only)
Prof. Kyriakos Stylianou
Prof. Janet Tate (adjunct)


Prof. Wei Kong
Prof. Chong Fang


Prof. Paul Cheong


Prof. Walt Loveland


Prof. Dipankar Koley
Prof. Vince Remcho
Prof. Claudia Maier
Prof. Jennifer Field (adjunct)


Prof. Paul Blakemore
Prof. Chris Beaudry
Prof. Kerry McPhail (adjunct)
Prof. Taifo Mahmud (adjunct)
Prof. Ryan Mehl (adjunct)
Prof. Mark Zabriskie (adjunct)

If you have any questions, please email