Chemistry Graduate Program - how to apply
If you are interested in applying to the chemistry graduate program at Wright State, here are the necessary application steps:
- Visit the School of Graduate Studies website at:http://www.wright.edu/gradschool/ Click on the "Apply Now" link where you can create an online account to apply. From the Graduate School website you can also download paper copies of the application materials and mail them directly to Wright State, however online submission is recommended. Applications for admission and supporting credentials should be received at least four weeks before registration for the semester in which the student wishes to begin graduate study.
- Once you have created an account you may begin the application for admission to the Graduate School. Our program is listed under the College of Science and Mathematics.
- As part of the application, you will be required to submit an essay outlining your professional goals and academic interests.
- Upon completion of the online application, you will be required to pay a $40 application fee which can be submitted online.
- Any supplemental materials (letters of recommendation, transcripts, GRE scores) should be sent to:
Wright State University
E344 Student Union
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
All admissions are competitive. Applications will be reviewed to assess the likelihood of success in the program and potential for a career in chemistry. Evaluation criteria will include: cumulative grade point average, verbal and quantitative Graduate Record Examination scores, performance in relevant coursework, letters of recommendation, previous research experience, relevant job experience, and other information about writing, speaking, and quantitative skills.
In order to meet the minimum requirements for admission to the graduate program in chemistry, applicants must fulfill the requirements for admission established by the School of Graduate Studies. In addition, applicants must have completed basic calculus, one year of physics, and approximately 33 semester hours of chemistry, including lecture and laboratory courses in general chemistry, quantitative analysis, and introductory courses in organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry. Students who do not meet these requirements will be asked to do some remedial work in addition to fulfilling the usual graduate degree requirements.