Graduate Studies

Chemistry is a fascinating discipline that provides an essential link between the deep mysteries of fundamental science and everyday life. Research and teaching in Chemistry at Brown stretches from exploring physical phenomena of individual molecules, to creating new molecules, to material science, and indeed to the foundations of life.

Why Chemistry at Brown?

  • Competitive stipend
  • Guaranteed financial support for five years
  • Average time to PhD completion is five years
  • University-paid health insurance benefits
  • Dual masters's/PhD programs 
  • Reduced teaching responsibilities during the first year
  • Annual conference travel funding

Learn More: 

Apply Now
Submit an application to our PhD program.
Download the Chemistry Graduate Student Handbook 
View details about our program requirements and expecations.
Where are they now? 
See data about career paths of our graduate program alumni.
Download the Chemistry PhD Program Brochure
Access our printable brochure with program description and faculty research interests.
Discover Open Graduate Education at Brown
Get a masters while you study for your PhD in Chemistry! Application deadline is February 12, 2016. Please receive required approval from Directors of Graduate Study by February 1.  
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updated 12/8/16