Ph.D. in Chemistry atRice University , HoustonWiess School of Natural Sciences


4 - 6 years (Full Time)

Course Level

Doctorate Degree

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  • The Ph.D. in Chemistry is awarded for original research in chemistry. During the first semester of residence, students select a research advisor from among the members of the faculty; the Department Chair must approve this choice
  • Students will be able to design and conduct independent and novel experimental and/or theoretical/computational chemical-based research that contributes to the existing body of knowledge in the field
  • The doctoral program at Rice is built around a close-knit community that promotes student achievement


  • University Rankings
    • #101-150

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #94

      - QS 2022

    • #136

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #17

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #167

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 39,08,081
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,40,498
InsuranceINR 2,00,414
Mandatory FeesINR 48,628
Books and SuppliesINR 97,100
Personal ExpensesINR 2,09,736
TotalINR 13,96,376

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/0

  • Applicants should have at least a 3.0 (B) grade point average, or the equivalent, in their undergraduate work

Post Graduation

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants should have a post-graduate degree


Marks - 90/120


Marks - 7/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Graduate Record Examination test requirements are waived for admission for Fall 2021, due to Covid-19 health crisis

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants with a degree from a university where English is the official language are exempt from submitting TOEFL/IELTS scores
Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation are required

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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