Ph.D. On Campus


University of Houston

24 months
Tuition fee
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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Houston offers programs leading to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in analytical, biological, inorganic, materials, organic, physical and theoretical chemistry. 


With nationally recognized faculty who pursue research which provides a rich learning environment with the use of a wide variety of instrument facilities and excellent technical staff who support the research and teaching efforts within the department, recipients will have acquired a broad and in-depth knowledge of the discipline meeting the national standards of the discipline. 

Key Features 

  • Our graduates in the Chemistry program from University of Houston successfully find employment after they graduate in academia, government labs, and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanisms
  • Bonding 
  • Thermodynamcs & Kinects 
  • Spectroscopy 
  • Quantum Chemistry 
  • Inorganic Material Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete graduate school application must be submitted.
  • General GRE scores taken in the last 5 years are optional.
  • Letters of recommendation are also given considerable weight in the evaluation process.
  • Students who did not earn a prior degree from a U.S. institution or a country where English is the medium of instruction (see list here) must meet minimum test scores to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • Admission to our graduate program is based on a competitive selection process. Meeting the minimum requirements published does not guarantee admission to our program.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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