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Master's Program Admissions Procedure


Stony Brook uses on-line applications for all graduate programs. Apply at https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=sunysb-gs.

Although we will consider an application file at any time and we do not have a deadline, it will be to your advantage to apply by February 1 if you want to begin your studies in the fall. Submission of GRE scores is not required. 

Domestic Students

As part of the application process you will need to provide:

  1. Two sets of official transcripts of undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate course work to be mailed to:
    Stony Brook University
    Department of Chemistry
    Graduate Admissions
    Stony Brook University
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400
    USA
  2. Three letters of recommendation.

  3. A non-refundable application fee of $100.

International Students

As part of the application process you will need to provide:

  1. Two sets of official transcripts of undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate course work to be mailed to:

    Stony Brook University
    Department of Chemistry
    Graduate Admissions
    Stony Brook University
    Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400
    USA
  2. If your native language is not English, then you must submit official English language test scores. Accepted tests include the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Test of Spoken English (TSE). An overall Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) score of 80 or higher is required for admission.

  3. Three letters of recommendation.

  4. A non-refundable application fee of $100.

Please contact chemgrad@stonybrook.edu for more information.

If possible, all application materials should be submitted on line. If you have difficulties, please contact chemgrad@stonybrook.edu for further instructions.

The Graduate Schools'  Frequently Asked Questions provides additional information about the application process. Please consult the following website: https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/finaid/undergraduate/basics/Cost for a full description of tuition costs and fees.

If you have specific questions about our program send an email to the Chair of Graduate Admissions, chemgrad@stonybrook.edu, call us at 631-632-7880 or contact faculty members whose work you find interesting.