Chemistry Department Graduate Education

Applying. Men and women who are completing a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent are invited to obtain additional information and application materials by writing to the chemistry department at the address given below, or by:

Typically, GRE Test scores, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation are required. Submission of scores on the GRE Subject Test in chemistry is recommended. Students may be admitted in either the fall or the spring semester. The deadline for application is Jan. 15, but late applicants will be considered if positions are still available. The deadline for application for spring is flexible.

Foreign Applicants Test of English as a Foreign Language – International students (those who did not graduate from colleges or universities within the U.S.) must submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.  The minimum total score on the TOEFL is 550 (paper-based test), 213 (computer-based test), or 79-80 (internet-based). The minimum score on the IELTS is 6.5.

The TOEFL bulletin of information and registration form can be obtained at American embassies and consulates, offices of the United States Information Service, United States educational commissions and foundations abroad, and at bi-national centers. Students unable to obtain a bulletin from one of the above should write to: Test of English as a Foreign Language, P.O. Box 6155, Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6155, USA or contact the web site, Administrations of TOEFL are coordinated with the GRE and are available in most countries. Correspondence should be initiated at least three months before the testing date.

Dr. Patricia Dos Santos
Graduate Committee Chairman
Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 7468
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Telephone: (336) 758-3507