Chemistry Lab with four students


About the GPP in Chemistry

The UC Riverside GPP in Chemistry allows you to take upper division courses at UCR to prepare for the master's degree or PhD that you want. The UCR Chemistry Department is a center for world-class research, cutting-edge teaching, and community outreach. Housed within the modern Chemical Sciences building, our faculty provide personalized mentorship and guidance for students in all areas of chemistry, including Analytical, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry. UCR Chemistry also specializes in developing cross-cutting, interdisciplinary research opportunities in Bioanalytical and Environmental Chemistry, Material Science, and Biophysics. All of this is provided within an inclusive, diverse, and family-friendly atmosphere.


Receive a transcript from one of the best public university systems in the U.S., the University of California (UC)

  • Get recommendation letters from renowned professors
  • Earn a bachelor’s degree from your home university and prepare for your master's degree or PhD at a top U.S. institution.
  • Immerse yourself in cultural and educational experiences in the U.S.



You will be taught by an interdisciplinary team of internationally-renowned professors from a range of chemistry specialties. To learn more about this distinguished faculty, see the Chemistry Department website.

Chemistry Students with Jack Eichler
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3 years of study at home university

Number 1

6 weeks of intensive English preparation

One-year senior class (36 units)

Letter X

Any of the following options:
1) UCR graduate program
2) Graduate program at another university
3) One year of O.P.T. in the U.S.

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