CHEMISTRY GRADUATE PROGRAM

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Program Details:
 


Application Details:
 

  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts
    • 3 recommendation letters
    • GRE is optional for graduates of accredited U.S. undergraduate institutions
      • Villanova’s graduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences use a holistic application review process, seeking to take into account each applicant’s individual qualifications and varied circumstances, and understanding that no single set of standards can fit every applicant equally well.  Therefore, applicants to GRE-optional programs may choose not to take the GRE or to submit GRE scores, but are welcome to submit those scores if they feel they enhance their applications.
    • Statement of Goals:
      • If you are interested in the full-time program (thesis-track with TA-ship), please address the following questions in your personal statement:
        • How will a Master of Science from Villanova fit into your personal and professional goals?
        • What (if any) previous research experience do you have, and why are you excited about doing research?
        • Are there any faculty or research areas at Villanova that you are interested in?
        • If you are not accepted into the full-time program, would you be interested in being considered for the part-time program (course-based, without tuition remission or assistantship)?
      • If you are interested in the part-time program (evening, course-based), please address the following questions in your personal statement:
        • How will a Master of Science from Villanova fit into your personal and professional goals?
        • What (if any) previous research experience do you have, and what interests you about chemistry?
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall Assistantship: March 1 (priority deadline)
    • Fall: Rolling until August 1
    • Spring: Rolling until December 1
    • Summer: Rolling until May 1
  • Funding available: Yes
    • Priority Deadline March 1 – applications submitted after this date may still be considered for funding.
    • Most funding is assigned for Fall admittance – inquire with program director about Spring admission with funding.
    • Learn more about funding opportunities.
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 30 credits
    • $890 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
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