Apply - Distance Master's Degree (M.S.)



Important Dates/Admission Timeline

  • Application Deadline:
    • We do not have a formal application deadline, but to ensure adequate time for review, applications should be submitted at least one month prior to the start of the semester.
      • Except under extenuating circumstances, the department does not admit students for the Summer semester.

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Fees

Application Fees: Domestic Students $65 | International Students: $85

Application Fee Waiver (U.S. citizens only) - The department is not able to offer fee waivers of any kind.

What You Will Need to Complete the Application

To complete and submit the online KU Graduate Application for a degree in KU Pharmaceutical Chemistry, you will need the following information:

1. Transcripts

  • Be prepared to submit a copy of of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts online as part of your KU Graduate Application. The online (unofficial) copy can be used during initial consideration.
  • If you are accepted into the KU Pharmaceutical Chemistry program, you will be required to have official copies of your transcripts sent directly to KU from your institution.
    • Via Mail:
      Transcripts must be sent directly from your institution in a sealed envelope to:
      • KU Graduate Admissions
        KU Visitor Center
        1502 Iowa Street
        Lawrence, KS 66045
    • Electronically:
      If your institution offers a secure electronic transcript delivery service, you may have your transcripts sent to graduateadm@ku.edu.
    • IMPORTANT: Do not email your transcripts directly. Transcripts contain confidential information. Email is not a secure method of file transfer.
  • For more guidance on transcripts from non-U.S. institutions, see KU International Admissions.
  • You are welcome to have your official transcripts sent directly to KU at any time.

2. Resume/Curriculum Vita (CV)

  • Be prepared to upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vita (CV).
  • Include details of previous research experience.

3. Personal Statement

  • Be prepared to upload a brief personal statement (1 – 1.5 pages) to help us understand why you are interested in graduate school and more specifically why you have selected our department.

4. Letters of Recommendation

  • Be prepared to enter the names and emails of three individuals, preferably professors or direct supervisors, who can provide a recommendation on your behalf.
  • Select people who you believe are the most qualified to comment on your potential to succeed in graduate studies in our department.
  • The individuals you identify will receive instructions via email to submit their recommendation.
  • Recommendation requests may be submitted through the application before the application is fully submitted, or at the time of submission.
  • Recommendations received on your behalf prior to application submission will link to your application when it is submitted.
  • If a reference is unable to submit their letter online, please have them email their letter directly to pharmchem@ku.edu.
  • The department will only accept recommendation letters that are sent directly from the reference, letters received from the application will not be accepted.

Selection Process

  • All information must be delivered to us before we can begin to consider your application.
  • Applications are evaluated based on GPA, research or employment experience, personal statement, and the letters of recommendation etc.

Upon Acceptance

Official Transcripts

Upon acceptance to a KU Pharmaceutical Chemistry program, if you have not already done so, you will need to have copies of your official transcripts sent directly to:

  • Via Mail:
    Transcripts must be sent directly from your institution in a sealed envelope to:
    • KU Graduate Admissions
      KU Visitor Center
      1502 Iowa Street
      Lawrence, KS 66045
       
  • Electronically:
    If your institution offers a secure electronic transcript delivery service, you may have your transcripts sent to graduateadm@ku.edu.
     
  • IMPORTANT: Do not email your transcripts directly. Transcripts contain confidential information. Email is not a secure method of file transfer.

- Include all undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Questions?

John Stobaugh
Director of Graduate Studies
stobaugh@ku.edu
785-864-3996

Graduate Student Application
Michelle Huslig
Program Coordinator
mrhuslig@ku.edu
785-864-4495

KU Graduate Studies
graduateadm@ku.edu
785-864-3140