Apply to our PhD Program

Apply Online

The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 5, 2015.

Apply on-line and send all application materials to:

Office of Graduate Studies
Dartmouth College
6062 Wentworth Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3526

What to Send

All applicants for admission to the Dartmouth Graduate Program in Chemistry and associated Dartmouth Graduate Fellowships in Chemistry are requested to submit the following items in support of their applications:

  • An official transcript of all undergraduate and of any graduate work completed.
  • Three letters of recommendation from scientists in either academic or industrial positions, preferably including letters from research advisors whether or not they are from the applicants' institution.
  • The result of the verbal aptitude, quantitative aptitude, analytical aptitude, and chemistry achievement portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). The chemistry achievement portion is recommended but not required.
  • All applicants whose native language is not English and who have not had at least one year's previous study in the United States, Canada, or another country where English is the native language should submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam. The Test of Spoken English (TSE) is also strongly recommended, and results should be included if possible.
  • Your check payable to Dartmouth College for the US$45.00 graduate application fee.

The above materials should be forwarded together with the completed application form directly to:

Office of Graduate Studies
Dartmouth College
6062 Wentworth Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3526

You may apply and pay your graduate application fee via a secure site available here.

Application Materials

You can apply in either of two ways:

  • Download, print, complete, and return the printable application form (a 21 KB pdf document) along with the application fee. 
  • You should arrange to have the other supporting material sent directly to the Graduate Office. (See above: "What to Send.")
  • You should also download the printable recommendation form (a 75 KB pdf document) that you can give to your three references to complete and return.
  • Complete the on-line application form and mail the other supporting material separately to the Graduate Office. The on-line application site also allows your recommenders to upload their letters directly to the Graduate Office. You may either use this facility, use the printable form downloadable here, or use a combination of methods according to the needs of your recommenders.