Recommended Background for the Applied Chemical Sciences program:  

  • A bachelor's degree (B.S. or B.A) in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related science or engineering program that includes coursework in general physics, chemistry, calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations
  • Strong quantitative abilities recommended
  • Statistics, introductory economics, and computer skills are preferred, but not required

Application Required Materials

Application Deadlines

We accept applications twice a year for Fall and Spring admission

Fall admission applications open October 30 and close February 15 for Fall admission *DEADLINE EXTENDED* to March 30, 2022, for Fall 2022 admission 

Spring admission applications open June 30 and close October 15 for Spring admission

We do offer rolling admission if space is available. Please contact Lindsey Hodge at Lh29@rice.edu if you'd like to apply after the deadline