Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Applying to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Program

Completing a Preliminary Interest Form allows you to submit information relevant to graduate admissions without paying a fee. Regrettably, the form is not compatible with Google Chrome or Apple Preview.  Therefore, if need be, please manually download the Preliminary Interest Form in the .pdf format, fill out as best you can and then submit as an attachment to

To have your file fully considered for admission into our program, you must complete an Online Application.

If you have any questions regarding the Preliminary Interest Form or the Online Application, please send questions to

The following information may be useful when completing the Application form:
College Code = SM

Degree Code = MS for Masters or PhD for Doctoral
Major Code = CHEM

***If applying to the MS-non thesis program, please indicate this in your Statement of Purpose.

Along with the on-line application, please upload or mail the following items to:

The University of Toledo
College of Graduate Studies
University Hall, MS 933
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606-3390 USA

- statement of purpose

- three signed letters of recommendation which can accompany the graduate school form

- official transcripts-(undergraduate and graduate)-from all institutions where courses were taken

- official GRE from ETS

- official TOEFL or IELTS...if English is not your native language:

    • A minimum score of 80 with a SPEAK score of 22 for TOEFL
    • A minimum of 6.5 overall with a SPEAK score of 6.5 for IELTS

Materials should be submitted by October 1 to be considered for admission in the following Spring semester. Applications should be received by March 1 for admission in the following Fall semester. Applications will still be considered after these dates and additional offers may be made if positions are available. All applicants are eligible for a graduate assistantship.

If you have submitted an application and need to submit additional materials that were not initially uploaded, please look at the following link:

Last Updated: 3/22/19