Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Website
Ph.D. Program Information

Degrees Offered

Applicants are admitted primarily to the Ph.D. program.

Application Requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • GRE Subject Test strongly recommended
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

  • Fall: January 15

Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is characterized by an unsurpassed commitment to the development of our graduate students into well-rounded scientists who can take on leadership roles in industry, academia, or government. The commitment is made possible through world-class faculty, outstanding facilities, extensive research and teaching opportunities, and relationships with other domestic and international programs. An interdisciplinary approach allows our department to foster nearly limitless student interests. Read more about graduate studies in Chemistry and Biochemistry at Notre Dame.

Program Statistics




Director of Graduate Studies
Brandon Ashfeld
Telephone: (574) 631-1727

Financial Support

Tuition Scholarships
Stipend Support
Health Insurance Subsidy
Professional Development

Cost of Living

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