Chemistry and Chemical Biology (MS and PhD) Program Contact Information and Application Instructions
|Arts and Sciences
|Chemistry and Chemical Biology
|103 Clark Hall
|Graduate Faculty Contact:
The following information is provided to help the prospective student successfully apply for admission to the Chemistry and Chemical Biology graduate program at the University of New Mexico. Although Graduate Studies strives to keep this information up-to-date, we still encourage you to visit the program's website to verify application instructions and required materials.
International students (including non-U.S. citizens on a visa) generally must complete additional steps to apply to a graduate program at UNM. Please see the International Admissions website for more information.
Application Materials and Instructions
|Program of Interest
|Select: College of Arts and Sciences > Chemistry & Chemical Biology > Chemistry > Select MS or PhD
|A B.S. or equivalent degree in Chemistry or closely related discipline is required by the time of the start of graduate studies. The minimum undergraduate GPA is 3.0.
|The GRE is not required but is recommended.
For international students, a minimum TOEFL score of 79 (internet based) or 550 (paper based) is required. Alternatively, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher is required. Official test results must be sent directly to the University of New Mexico. The TOEFL code for UNM is 4845.
|Letter of Intent
|Required. This letter will vary greatly from one person to another. Generally, the Admissions Committee would like to know a little about you as a person and a scientist, and you should identify at least one faculty member whose research particularly interests you and be sure to note if you have corresponded with them. Other questions you can consider addressing include: Why are you interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Chemistry and Chemical Biology? What research experiences have you had and how have they influenced you? Why do you believe UNM is a good place to pursue this degree? What are your career aims after you complete your degree? This letter should be around a page long.
|Optional. No special instructions.
|Required. The document should highlight your academic and professional experience and achievements.
|Three required. These letters should be from faculty or employers who can speak to your academic achievements or research experience. Your letter writers will be emailed a form to complete once you have submitted your application.
Contact for Questions and Further Information
Click here to visit the program website