Graduate Admissions

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Bjoern Reinhard

On behalf of the Department of Chemistry and the Graduate Admissions Committee, I would like to welcome you to our graduate admissions website. After exploring our site and reviewing the information, I think you will agree that there are many reasons for you to consider applying to our program. Here are just a few:

  • Research and teaching at the forefront of developments in all areas of chemistry, including bioinorganic, organic synthesis, biochemistry, physical, and computational
  • Faculty working on cutting edge research in interdisciplinary areas, training students to think independently and creatively
  • Graduation of 10 to 13 PhD students per year
  • Dissertation Advisory Committees to monitor and mentor student progress
  • Successful career outcomes for graduates in industry, academia, and government
  • Vital program of 40 formal Department Colloquia, and disciplinary lecture series involving outside speakers
  • Active student groups, the Boston University Younger Chemists Committee and the Boston University Women in Chemistry
  • Location in Boston, one of the world’s leading research areas, fostering synergistic, collaborative activities with universities, pharmaceutical companies, and leading laboratories in the area

Boston PanoramaWe encourage you to apply. Once admitted, we believe you will have a rewarding graduate experience in our program. To read more on the admissions process, please refer to the additional pages on this site, and please also make sure to review the information provided by the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

Professor Björn Reinhard
Chair, Graduate Admissions Committee