College of Science and Health > Academics > Chemistry and Biochemistry > Graduate Programs > Polymer and Coatings Science (MS) > Admission Requirements
Completed applications will be reviewed beginning August 1 for the fall term, December 1 for the winter term, and March 1 for the spring term. Learn more.
To be eligible for the Polymer and Coatings Science MS program, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from a regionally accredited institution.
Students must also demonstrate successful completion of the following prerequisites:
To apply, please submit the following:
Students educated outside the United States must present proof of English proficiency. The program requires a minimum TOEFL score of 96 on the TOEFL iBT, 243 on the computer-based test or 590 on the paper-based test. A minimum of 7.5 on the IELTS may be submitted for this requirement.
Students with a TOEFL score between 540 and 590 who otherwise meet entrance requirements may be admitted conditionally into a joint program with DePaul’s English Language Academy (ELA). Students have up to three quarters (one year) to study English intensely and raise their TOEFL score to 590, at which time they may begin the graduate program in chemistry. For questions about this program, contact the graduate program director.
For additional information for international students please visit our
International Student Admission Process page.
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If you need assistance to complete your application and/or have questions, contact the CSH Graduate Admission office at
(773) 325-7315 or