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Graduate Application for Chemistry

Deadlines and supplementary materials

Program Overview

Admission Questions:
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Phone: 757-221-2540

Mailing Address:
William & Mary
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

Shipping Address:
William & Mary
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Chemistry
ISC 1, Room 1039
540 Landrum Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185

William & Mary uses an online application system.

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The information below is specific to the graduate program in Chemistry.


For Fall Admission: February 15 to ensure consideration for Supplemental Fellowships; April 1 to be considered for base financial aid package

Spring Admission: October 15 if funding is available

Summer Admission: No
Part-Time Students: Yes, but without funding

Applications submitted after the program's deadline may be evaluated if space is available.

GRE Scores

The Chemistry Department at William & Mary has made then submission of GRE General Test and/or Subject Test scores optional.  The GRE code for Chemistry is 0301.  Not submitting GRE scores will not negatively impact your application.

Advice and Considerations

Students applying to the Chemistry graduate program should be interested in a career requiring a strong foundation in chemistry. Admission is normally granted in the fall semester. Admission in the spring semester is considered when funding is available.

Applications may be submitted at any time. However, to be guaranteed consideration for admission into our programs with financial assistance in August, application forms and materials must be received by April 1. An overview of faculty research interests is available.

If you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.