University of Pittsburgh

24 months
39898 USD/year
39898 USD/year
23530 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Pitt's Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh is internationally recognized for its excellence in chemical research and education.


The department provides its graduate students with an integrated program of creative, independent research, course work, and teaching. We offer a master degree in Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh. 

As part of our committment, all chemistry graduate students in good standing are guaranteed financial support, including tuition, stipend, and health insurance.

Pitt's outstanding research and placement resources, coupled with its commitment to being one of the finest and most productive universities in the world, uniquely positions our department to help you meet your objectives on your graduate-studies path.

Programme Structure

Our students pursue research in diverse areas including:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Combinatorial and Diversity Chemistry
  • Computational and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic and Materials Chemistry
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Natural Product Synthesis
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application (no cost).
  • A statement of purpose that addresses your specific interests and/or expertise in chemistry, and describes as specifically as possible the area of research you wish to pursue.
  • Transcripts for all college-level institutions attended. All (unofficial) transcripts must be uploaded onto the application Web site.
  • Three letters of reference. (Use the forms on the application Web site. They should be uploaded to the site by the reference.)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, general and chemistry subject, are recommended but not required.
  • The application fee is waived for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    23530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23530 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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