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The Chemistry and Biochemistry program is offered by University of Missouri–St. Louis.

There is an international make-up to the faculty and postdoctoral fellows, and there are graduate students presently in the department from the United States and abroad. The department is very well equipped with modern instrumentation and computing resources.

Key facts:

Graduate Assistantships, for those entering the Ph.D. program in either August or January, are presently in excess of $18,000. In addition, a number of competitive research fellowships are available to the most highly qualified students. The university offers a health insurance plan and help in finding on- or off-campus housing will be provided. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure


  • Students who have been admitted for graduate work in chemistry will be contacted by the Director of Graduate Studies in order to develop a tentative plan of study which takes into consideration the student's background and interests. 
  • Entering students are required to demonstrate proficiency at the undergraduate level in four areas of chemistry (biochemistry, organic, inorganic, physical, and analytical).

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Individuals with at least the equivalent of the B.A. degree in the natural sciences may be admitted to the Graduate School as candidates for the M.S. degree or as precandidates for the Ph.D. degree in chemistry. A student in the M.S. program may request to transfer to the Ph.D. program by petition to the department.
  • The department admissions committee considers applicants' grade point averages and normally requires above-average performance in all areas of chemistry as well as physics and mathematics, or other evidence of high aptitude for graduate work in chemistry. Applicants' GRE scores, letters of recommendation, and academic programs are also considered. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7369 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7369 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • National

    3001 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3001 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • In-State

    3001 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3001 USD per semester and a duration of .
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Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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