Graduate Student Admissions and Financial Aid

A number of financial aid packages are available each semester. Most of these are Graduate Teaching Assistantship/University Fellowship Packages which include both a stipend to cover living expenses and full tuition (18 credit hours per year). A number of other fellowship packages are available for especially talented applicants.   For Spring Admissions, the application deadline for the MS and PhD programs is Oct. 1.  For Fall admissions, the deadline is April 1 for MS programs and Jan. 15 (priority deadline) for the PhD program.

For more information, and to request information, please go to the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences page. General information about the university and a link to the on-line application form are available there.

If you wish to receive information from the department as well as graduate admission material, leave your name, address, phone number, and electronic mail address in a message to the Department of Chemistry

On-Line Pre-application Form for Qualified Domestic Students:

If you are a student who

  • has received or expect to receive a degree in Chemistry from a four year college in the United States
  • has a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • has taken the General GRE examination

We want to hear from you!  Please complete our simple on-line form.  We will contact you soon with information about our department and application details.  Application fees can be waived for selected applicants.

International Students

A minimum score of 100 is required on the internet-based TOEFL (600 for the paper-based). IELTS 6.0 (No band less than 5.0), Pearsons 53.

Visiting George Washington University

If you would like to learn more about the Graduate Program in Chemistry at the George Washington University, we encourage you to come for a visit!  Meet our faculty & graduate students, learn about our research and see our facilities.  Please contact the Chemistry office for further information.

Phone: 202-994-6121
Email:[email protected]



Updated 9/28/2017

Graduate Financial Assistance

The 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. Visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the ground floor of the Marvin Center to learn more.

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