Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Supported Degree Objectives

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents

English Proficiency Requirements

  • The following English proficiency minimum scores are required by this program for the tests listed below. To view additional English proficiency options accepted by this program and the Graduate School, visit the English Proficiency Requirements page.

TOEFL: Internet-Based Test (IBT): Minimum Overall Required Score: 95 (100+ preferred)
Minimum section requirements:

  • Reading: 20
  • Listening: 20
  • Speaking: 20 (27 preferred)
  • Writing: 20

TOEFL: Essentials: Minimum Overall Required Score: 11
Minimum section requirements:

  • Reading: 11
  • Listening: 11
  • Speaking: 11
  • Writing: 11

Students who are externally funded may apply with scores below the minimum requirement of 11.

IELTS (Academic Module): Minimum Overall Required Score: 7
Minimum section requirements:

  • Reading: 6.5
  • Listening: 6
  • Speaking: 6 (8 preferred)
  • Writing: 6

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Priority Deadlines

  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 2* No Entry No Entry

Program Contact Information

  • Name Barabara Mullenberg
    Phone 765-496-3517
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Admissions Committee
    College of Pharmacy
    Heine Pharmacy Bldg., Room 104B
    575 Stadium Mall Drive
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2091

Additional Information

  • We are currently only admitting students for the PhD program. Please view our graduate program website for additional information.
  • Purdue provides application fee waivers to recognize outstanding undergraduate achievement, and engage prospective students in recruitment events where Purdue is affiliated. Please visit the Purdue Graduate School Application Fee website for more information on eligible programs and participants. Contact our program if you believe you may qualify for an application fee waiver based on the above description.
  • Please note that international students will need to complete the Purdue University Oral English Proficiency Certification if they will be required to TA. A score of 27 on the TOEFL iBT is required for certification of oral English proficiency for TAs and the OEPT test will not be required.
  • International students at a US university may request a waiver from the testing requirement if their TOEFL/IELTS scores are older than two years. Request should be sent to the program contact.
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