Being in the heart of Washington, D.C., means GW Chemistry students have unparalleled access to career-changing opportunities in governmental agencies, national laboratories, institutes and NGOs. On campus, graduate students enjoy the very best in lab research, technological tools and instruction for a balanced, personalized education.
Applicants to our MS and PhD programs must have completed the GRE test (waived for students with an MD, JD or PhD) and hold a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering that includes a background in the fundamental areas of chemistry. At a minimum, candidates must have completed
Two semesters of general chemistry
Two semesters of organic or inorganic chemistry
One semester of quantitative and/or instrumental analysis (recommended)
Spring Admissions: October 1 (MS and PhD programs)
Fall Admissions: April 1 (MS programs), January 15 (PhD program)
The GW Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Direct Stafford, Federal Direct Graduate PLUS and private alternative loans to students who have been admitted to one of our graduate degree or approved graduate certificate programs.