Ph.D. On Campus


The University of Texas at San Antonio

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The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio offers opportunities for advanced study and research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Chemistry. 


The Ph.D. in Chemistry from The University of Texas at San Antonio is awarded to candidates who have displayed an in-depth understanding of the subject matter and demonstrated the ability to make an original contribution to knowledge in their field of specialty.

Key Features 

  • Admission to the program is limited and competitive. 
  • Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Competitive applicants often exceed minimum requirements.

Programme Structure

  • Chemistry includes graduate programs of study in analytical chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, biophysical chemistry, biochemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, environmental chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry.
  • Faculty expertise in each of the interest areas offers the opportunity for direct student-faculty interaction for thesis or dissertation development through coursework and research. Additional cooperative projects and programs are available with other area research institutions.

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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General requirements

  • A completed a Graduate School application.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation are required from academic or professional sources familiar with the applicant’s academic background, attesting to the student’s academic and personal attributes for success in the program and potential for contributing substantially to a field of study related to the degree.
  • A personal statement of academic and personal goals.
  • General GRE, not older than five years.

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