Chemistry

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

Chemistry

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Solving real-world problems in areas such as sustainability, alternative energy, nanomedicines and water quality assessment are just some of the possibilities an advanced degree in Chemistry can provide. Mines’ 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.

chemistry test tubes

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#4 Best Engineering College in the U.S., Money Magazine, 2020

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state-of-the-art facilities
equipped with
extensive instrumentation

Requirements and Costs

 Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Required
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Only one letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Required
  • Statement of Purpose: Required
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY requirement.

Master’s Thesis

  • 2023 admissions application requirements coming soon

Doctorate

  • 2023 admissions application requirements coming soon

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State Student
Tuition**$17,676$39,618
Fees*$2,520$2,520
Room & Board$17,496$17,496
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800
Transportation$1,300$1,300
Total$42,473$64,415
**Cost per credit hour$982$2,201

*Allowance for fees based on mandatory fees charged to all students. Does not include fees for orientation, library, yearbook, refrigerator rental, voice messaging, etc.

At less than 4.5 credit hours, you may be ineligible for financial aid.

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  • Analytical chemist
  • Chemical engineer
  • Hazardous waste chemist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Synthetic chemist
  • Organic chemist
  • Chemistry teacher

 

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • CalTech
  • FuelCell Energy
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Glory Russell-Parks“The research being done in the Chemistry Department was a leading factor as to why I selected Mines.”

Glory Russell-Parks
PhD Candidate, Applied Chemistry

 

Degree Options

Master’s Non-Thesis

  • Chemistry 

Master’s Thesis

  • Chemistry

Doctorate

  • Applied Chemistry