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Apply to the Chemistry & Biochemistry Program

Prospective Undergraduate Students

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Prospective Graduate Students

Click Here for detailed application instructions and links to the application forms. Applicants for admission to our graduate program are requested to submit the following information to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry:

  • Completed application forms for admission and financial aid
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three letters of reference
  • Transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate work
  • Graduate Records Examination General test scores
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English

All applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee. A baccalaureate degree in Chemistry from an approved college or university with an academic record meeting the standards established by the University. Students who have majored in related areas will be considered if it is believed that the relevant undergraduate chemistry background can be acquired during the first year of graduate study.


The department is pleased to offer University fellowships and assistantships to all graduate students in good standing pursuing a doctoral degree in Chemistry. Since TCU is a private institution, a separate award covering the cost of tuition is also provided. We feel that our fellowships and tuition awards are extremely competitive with comparable institutions; for current levels please contact the department.

Contact us for more information about the chemistry graduate program.


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Dr. Darron Turner

Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

TCU Box 297090

Jarvis Hall 228

Fort Worth, TX 76129