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Application to Graduate Program

Further information about the Graduate School's rules and regulations can be found at gradschool.siu.edu.

Every application has to be submitted through the Graduate School's online application.

Basic Requirements

GPA REQUIREMENTS:

Master's Program 2.70 or higher GPA
Doctoral Program 3.00 or higher GPA

CURRENT APPLICATION FEE:

$65.00

GRE SCORES:

GENERAL EXAM – required
SUBJECT TEST – encouraged

TOEFL TEST OR
IELT TEST for
International Applicants:

Either test must be taken within 2 years of the date of requested admission.

TOEFL SCORES – MINIMUM REQUIRED

  • Internet Based = 80
  • Computer Based = 213
  • Paper Based = 550

IELTS TEST

  • Minimum score required = 6.5

Personal Statement

Please describe your interest in past and future chemistry endeavors including past research experiences.  You should specifically describe the type of chemical research you are interested in pursuing while a graduate student.  Furthermore, you should list 2-3 faculty members at SIU that perform research that you are interested in.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

3 recommendations-submitted on-line with the Graduate School application.

TRANSCRIPTS and DIPLOMAS 
/ PROOF OF DEGREE CONFERRED:

Although the student may upload either unofficial or official transcripts and diplomas to the website, if the student is offered admission the Graduate School requires the applicant to provide official paper copies of all transcripts and proofs of degrees conferred.

Deadlines for Applying:

Applications accepted at anytime

Fall Semester review begins February 1.

Spring Semester review begins August 1.

Send e-mail for late consideration