Applying to the Chemistry PhD Graduate Program at UW-Madison

(UW-Madison is a PhD-only program; students are rarely admitted to the MS program; see FAQs)

Application Deadlines

  • For Fall 2019 admission and fellowship consideration: December 15, 2018.
Admission Guide

Step 1: Graduate paths - Learn about the six graduate paths, or areas of specialization. You will be asked to indicate the path of greatest interest on the application.

Step 2: Typical qualifications for graduate program admission (includes degree, GPA, English proficiency, and GRE requirements for application to the department)

Step 3: How to Apply - If you met the typical qualifications for admission, then view the eight steps to a complete application for admission to our graduate program.

Step 4. How to Accept Offer - If you have received an offer and reached a decision, please fill out the "Admissions Response Form". Decisions should be made by April 15.

Answers to General Questions about our Graduate PhD Program:
Contact Information 

Contact: Dr. Arrietta Clauss, Director of Graduate Student Services,
Phone: 608.262.0363, Toll-free: 888.997.2436, Fax: 608.265.0517