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Admission Requirements for Graduate Programs at Duke University

Admission Requirements - Ph.D. in Chemistry - GRE Optional

To apply for the Ph.D. program in Chemistry, the following requirements must be met:

  • Applicants must submit unofficial transcripts at the time of application. Upon admission, official transcripts are required.
  • Three letters of recommendation are mandatory.
  • Applicants should submit a well-organized and concise statement. This statement is expected to reflect the applicant's determination, resilience, and motivation for pursuing a doctoral degree in chemistry. It should also demonstrate the applicant's potential to contribute to a diverse and inclusive scholarly community.
  • A current résumé is required.
  • GRE General and GRE Subject test scores are optional.
  • An undergraduate GPA, calculated on a 4.0 scale, is required.