Prospective Students


Your choice of university for graduate studies in chemistry is important both for your long-term career goals, as well as for your immediate future. At Rochester, we are internationally known for the quality of the chemistry faculty, and the cutting-edge research represented by the department. These criteria are among the most important for determining where you should attend graduate school.

Please use the links at right to navigate through the information we have provided to assist you in your upcoming decision.

For further information on applying to our graduate program, please contact:

Robin Cooley
Graduate Studies Coordinator
Hutchison Hall 471
Phone: (585) 275-0635

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Quick application information...

  • There is no application fee.
  • The deadline is January 15.
  • You must submit GRE scores, your undergraduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation. TOEFL scores are also required for non-native English speakers.
  • All correspondence should be sent to:

Graduate Studies Office
Department of Chemistry
RC Box 270216
Rochester, NY 14627-0216