Successful applicants demonstrate adequate preparation in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology. However, some applicants may be required to take additional courses to enhance their background in any of these areas.
  • December 1, 2021- The deadline for applications for admission to Fall Term 2022 PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry is December 1, 2021The Fall Term 2022 application will be available online in mid-September of 2021, with a deadline of December 1, 2021.
     
  • Applications are only accepted for Fall Term admission.
     
  • Admissions are only for the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry.
    We do not offer a master’s degree program in Medicinal Chemistry. Please click on this link for information regarding the College of Pharmacy's MSIPS (MS in Integrated Pharmaceutical Sciences).
     
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION:   The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for applicants to the PhD Program in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry.

Please click Here for Application Requirements and procedure for applying for admission, through the Rackham Graduate School to the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry.
https://pharmacy.umich.edu/prospective-students/admissions/graduate-program-admissions

Please follow the instructions on the admissions requirements page for submitting the required supporting materials directly to the Rackham Graduate School

Questions? Please See the Frequently Asked Questions Section Below: 

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

    1. Do you require the GRE Test? 
    No, The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) general or subject test is not required for applicants to the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry.

    2. Do you offer application fee waivers to international applicants?
    No, the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry does not provide application fee waivers to international applicants.

    3. What are the tuition fees?
    The College of Pharmacy has a long history of funding most, if not all, of its PhD students, but such support is not guaranteed. This includes tuition, health care coverage and a stipend each year for living expenses. Financial aid comes in the form of departmental fellowships, research assistantships, and student instructorships. Funding for successive years is contingent upon the availability of funds and a student's academic performance for the previous year(s).

    4.  Am I required to contact a specific faculty member to study with them?
    No, the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry does not accept applications to do PhD work with specific faculty.  The usual process is to apply to the Medicinal Chemistry Program through the Rackham Graduate School (http://www.rackham.umich.edu/) here at Michigan by the appropriate deadline.  Your application will then be considered along with all other applications that we will receive.   During their first year, our students perform several research rotations in labs of Medicinal Chemistry faculty.  At the end of the winter term, they are then matched with a faculty member who will mentor them through their PhD studies.

    5.  Do you admit students for the Spring Term?
    No, the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry does not admit students for Spring Term, we only admit students for Fall Term for which the deadline would be the previous year, on December 1.  

    6. If I e-mail you my application materials, will you review them?
    No, the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry will not review application materials without a formal application being submitted to the Rackham Graduate School (http://www.rackham.umich.edu/) by the appropriate deadline.

    7. Do you have a Master's Degree Program in Medicinal Chemistry?
    No, the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry does not offer a master's degree program in Medicinal Chemistry.  Please click on this link for information about the College of Pharmacy MS in Integrated Science. Program (MSIPS).

    8. How long does it normally take to complete a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry?
    The average time to complete a PhD degree in the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry is around 5 years.

    9. Do you accept transfer students?
    Normally, the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry does not accept transfer students.  The usual process is to apply to the Medicinal Chemistry Program through the Rackham Graduate School (http://www.rackham.umich.edu/) here at Michigan by the appropriate deadline.  If you are admitted to the program, any course waivers would have to be approved on a case-by-case basis by the departmental faculty, upon review of the appropriate course syllabi from your previous institution.

    10. When are admissions decisions made?
    Admissions decision notification e-mail messages regarding an application to the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry are sent throughout the review process, starting after December 15, with the final e-mail notifications sent by April.

    If you have more admissions related questions, please visit the Frequently asked questions (FAQ) section on the PhD admissions page here: 
    https://pharmacy.umich.edu/prospective-students/admissions/graduate-program-admissions

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