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Apply Online

The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 3, 2020.

There is no application fee. 

Apply on-line and send all application materials to:

Graduate and Advanced Studies
Dartmouth College
37 Dewey Field Road, Suite 6062
Hanover, NH 03755-1419

What to Include

All applicants for admission to the Dartmouth Graduate Program in Chemistry and associated Dartmouth Graduate Fellowships in Chemistry are requested to submit on line 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.
  • No application fee.  Simply state that you will be paying by check to proceed.

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

Application Materials

To apply:

  • Complete the on-line application form.  The on-line application site also allows your recommenders to upload their letters directly to the Graduate Office.