Illinois State University is one of only a handful of institutions that offer a terminal M.S. degree in Chemistry. Our graduate program is aimed exclusively at the master's level, and so all of the students in the graduate program enter seeking the master's degree.
Illinois State's Department of Chemistry is consistently one of the largest producers of master's degrees for institutions not offering a Ph.D. degree.
A student applying to a master's program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
A student applying to this program must:
International students applying to the master's in Chemistry must have a TOEFL score of at least 100 iBT, 250 computer-based, or 600 paper-based; the minimum acceptable IELTS score is 7.0 band.
|Fall (August)||April 15|
|Fall (August)||March 1 for International students|
|Spring (January)||November 15|
|Spring (January)||October 1 for International students|
The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. They are intended as a way to facilitate a student's progress to degree while providing important professional development.
To be eligible for an assistantship a student must, generally,
Graduate assistants receive
See Student Accounts for information on tuition and fees. Funding for graduate students is available from several different sources. Students who have been admitted from continuous states including Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin will receive in-state tuition.
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