M.S. in Chemistry

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado, USA
M.S. in Chemistry
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The program of study includes coursework, independent study on a topic determined by the student and the student’s faculty advisor, and the preparation of an oral presentation of a report based on the student’s independent study topic
  • Two options are available: A thesis option and Non-thesis option
  • The faculty provides professionals the top-notch education and training for the varied career opportunities afforded by this central scientific discipline and ensures students are fully prepared for advanced career choices
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2762979 INR
Hostel & Meals711893 INR
Insurance179438 INR
Transportation95212 INR
Application fee6958 INR
Books and Supplies109860 INR
Personal Allowance131832 INR
International students Orientation 4394 INR
Total1239587 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants for chemistry degree programs are expected to demonstrate undergraduate-level proficiency in physical, organic, inorganic, and analytical chemistry
  • Most applicants have completed a BS in chemistry
  • Those with BS degrees in other fields are occasionally accepted; however, they typically must complete deficiency courses prior to or concurrent with taking graduate courses
ExamsTOEFL: 79
Reading: 20 Listening: 21 Writing: 17 Speaking: 21
IELTS: 6.5
With no band below 6.0
PTE: 53
With no communicative skills score below 50
Additional info
  • Currently, the Department does not require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to apply for the MS Chemistry program

Documents Required:

  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • It's recommended that the requesting letters from contacts who are knowledgeable of the applicant's academic and professional capabilities and experiences.
    • In particular, faculty members whom the applicant has worked closely with or supervisors/colleagues from a related job or internship experience
  • Transcripts from all current and previous institutions (unofficial transcripts and mark sheets may be used for the review process) in the original language as well as an English version are required for the review process
  • Statement of Goals/Statement of Purpose (Should be one to two pages in length)
    • The purpose of this requirement is to briefly introduce yourself to the Graduate Admissions Review Committee by sharing your professional, academic and personal goals and why Colorado School of Mines is the best place to achieve those goals
  • Submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of English language proficiency 
  • A financial statement of support
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