Application Information

We are currently taking applications for Fall 2012 admission only. Upload all supplemental documentation and unofficial documents as PDF files directly to the online application only.

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Domestic On-Line Application

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General Information

  • The Chemistry Department will pay the application fee for domestic applicants. Domestic applicants should ignore the statement on the Graduate School application page that indicates an application fee is due and select "I will send a check." Do NOT send a check. The Chemistry Department will pay this fee.
  • Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in Chemistry or in a closely related field with a strong Chemistry background.
  • The Department of Chemistry offers a number of financial aid packages to eligible students.
  • The Department of Chemistry offers a number of Honors Admissions Awards to highly qualified applicants.
  • The university has a FAQ to help answer your questions.

Application Requirements

  • The Graduate School considers US Citizens and US Permanent Residents domestic applicants. Applicants on F1 visas or any other visa types who are completing studies at a US school should apply as international. Please see the international applicant requirements and deadlines below.
  • A GPA of at least 3.0 (out of 4.0) in the sciences
  • GRE General Test scores are required and the Subject Test is recommended.
  • Application and Statement of Purpose
  • Supporting Documents
    • One official transcript of your complete post-secondary academic record
    • Three reference letters
  • Completed residence form if claiming N.C. residence for tuition purposes

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: All application materials should be received by January 15. The Graduate School’s application deadline for Fall admission is June 25, but our department completes its admissions process from applications received by January 15.
  • Spring Semester: All application materials should be received by August 15. The Graduate School’s application deadline for Spring admission is November 25, but meeting the August 15 deadline will greatly increase your chances of receiving admission and financial assistantship.

Application Process

  • Apply on-line.
  • Send documents supporting your application to: The Graduate School North Carolina State University, Room 240, Research Building III, 1005 Capability Drive, Campus Box 7102, Raleigh, NC 27695.
  • Applicants now have the ability to upload their unofficial transcripts with their online application through the application system. This function will make application evaluation much faster and we encourage applicants to take advantage of this feature. Please read instructions available when filling out the application.
  • If you have problems applying on-line, contact the Graduate School directly at graduate_applications@ncsu.edu

For More Information

Professor David Shultz
Directory of the Graduate Program in Chemistry
Phone: (919) 515-6972
Fax: (919) 515-8920
Email: 

Maria Moreno
Student Services Assistant IV
Phone: (919) 515-8912
Email:

 

International Students

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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in chemistry or in a closely related field with a strong chemistry background.
  • Application Fees ($75) for the Graduate Program in Chemistry must be paid by the applicant before the Department of Chemistry can review the application.
  • The department offers a number of financial aid packages to eligible students. Any international student receiving a teaching assistantship will have to pass a TSE test in order to receive the assistantship.
  • The university has a FAQ to help answer your questions.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A GPA of at least 3.0 (out of 4.0) in the sciences is required.
  • GRE General Test scores are required and the Subject Test is recommended.
  • The graduate school at NCSU requires minimum TOEFL scores. They will not accept our admissions recommendation unless these minimum scores are met. To determine the minimum scores, please visit http://www.ncsu.edu/grad/, click on "FAQ / LIVE CHAT" to the left and then type "TOEFL" in the FAQ search or click here. For a TA appointment, a speaking score of at least 20 is required by our department.
  • TWE score must be at least 4.0 or highter.
  • Application and Statement of Purpose
  • Supporting Documents
    • One official transcript of your complete post-secondary academic record.
    • Three reference letters.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • Fall Semester: All application materials should be received by December 15. The Graduate School’s application deadline for Fall admission is June 25, but our department completes its admissions process from applications received by December 15.
  • Spring Semester:All application materials should be received by May 15. The Graduate School’s application deadline for Spring admission is November 25, but meeting the May 15 deadline will greatly increase your chances of receiving admission and financial assistantship.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Apply on-line.
  • Send documents supporting your application to: The Graduate School North Carolina State University, Room 240, Research Building III, 1005 Capability Drive, Campus Box 7102, Raleigh, NC 27695.
  • Applicants now have the ability to upload their unofficial transcripts with their online application through the application system. This function will make application evaluation much faster and we encourage applicants to take advantage of this feature. Please read instructions available when filling out the application.
  • If you have problems applying on-line, contact the Graduate School directly at graduate_applications@ncsu.edu.
  • For a department brochure, additional information on North Carolina State University, Raleigh, and the Research Triangle Area please contact us
    1. by phone: 001-919-515-2548
    2. by e-mail: chgradinfo@ncsu.edu

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Professor David Shultz
Directory of the Graduate Program in Chemistry
Phone: (919) 515-6972
Fax: (919) 515-8920
Email: 

Maria Moreno
Student Services Assistant IV
Phone: (919) 515-8912
Email: