FREE Chemistry Department Application Prescreening
You may choose to submit your application materials to the Chemistry Department for a prescreening prior to moving forward with your application to the UH Manoa Graduate Division and paying the associated fees. Please contact Professor Tius with your application materials for further information.
TO APPLY, complete all the steps below and email these forms to Professor Tius.
These forms must be opened and manipulated using Adobe Reader (It is free! Download it here.) Mac users: Do not use Preview, the default Mac application. The files will not save the data in a format we can retrieve.
- Complete the On-line application
- Calculate your GPA Calculator
- Fill out your Personal Statement
- Arrange for 3 (three) Evaluations to be sent directly from your references’ email addresses to Professor Tius’ email. These should NOT be sent from your email address.
** Please note that the Chemistry Department is not currently using the Graduate Application Supplemental Documents Upload Website. Please send all documents directly to Professor Tius.
The Chemistry Department requires a minimum TOEFL score of 100, with sub-scores of 25 for Speaking and 25 for Listening OR an IELTS score of 7.0. Applicants are exempt from the TOEFL or IELTS if they have earned a bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited/recognized college or university in these countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom, or the United States within the last five years.
Applications should be submitted as early as possible. The University has slightly different requirements and application deadlines for:
US residents application deadline :
- Fall admission: May 1
- Spring admission: September 1
Foreign students application deadline :
- Fall admission: March 1
- Spring admission: August 1
Additional information for international applicants can be found here
Applicants seeking admission after the above deadlines are urged to contact Professor Tius.