Carnegie Mellon University Department of Chemistry
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Applications are due December 15 for priority consideration for the Fall 2018 class.

Priority applicants are considered for early admission decision and special fellowships.

All other applications are due January 5

Applications after January 5 will not be considered for Fall admission.

Application deadline for Spring admissions is October 15.

Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis beginning in September. Applications received later will be considered as time permits.

Due to the large number of students who have enrolled in recent years, we expect very limited funded openings for Spring 2018.

Graduate Program

How to Apply

Graduate admissions at Carnegie Mellon are handled at the department level. Interested students apply to the Department of Chemistry directly.

A complete application must include all of the following:

You may upload 1–2 optional items at the time you submit your application.

Please send printed materials such as transcripts to:

Valerie Bridge, Graduate Program Specialist
Department of Chemistry
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Questions can be directed to:

Valerie Bridge, Graduate Program Specialist, or (412) 268-3150.

Begin your online application now.
Additional instructions and help are available from within the application and in a FAQ on the Application Process.

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