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Prospective Students

We welcome your interest in the graduate chemistry program at Northwestern University, and are certain you will find that Northwestern and Evanston provide a stimulating and supportive environment for exciting research and rewarding graduate studies.

The outstanding accomplishments of our doctoral students and alumni reflect the department’s selective admission standards. All Ph.D. students receive broad training that prepares them equally well for careers in industry or academia. Northwestern’s chemistry department enjoys strong ties with the chemical industry. Approximately 60% of our alumni hold industrial positions, 30% have academic careers, and 10% are employed by government or independent research institutions.

The Graduate School at Northwestern University only accepts online applications. The online application for Fall 2019 admission is CLOSED.

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