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Chemical Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Chemical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy


Minimum Requirements:          GPA: 3.0          GRE: 305 (or 1150)          Deadline: Feb. 1          Apply!

Additional requirements for international students:          TOEFL: 80          IELTS: 6.5 


Doctor of Philosophy Programs:

  1. PhD in Chemical Engineering
  2. PhD in Petroleum Engineering
  3. PhD in Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences (interdisciplinary program)


The mission of the graduate program in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering is to prepare students to be leaders in industry, government, or academia.  The field of engineering is continuously evolving and alumni with the advanced education and research skills associated with obtaining graduate degrees have the flexibility, breadth, and depth to become leaders as the problems of tomorrow arise. 

All students in the PhD program will learn the research techniques that individuals working in national laboratories, industrial positions and academia.

A M.S. degree is not required to enter a Ph.D. program.


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Program Requirements

  • 42 credit hours of coursework, 30 credit hours of research (see curriculum)
  • Preliminary examination
  • Dissertation and defense
  • Publication of dissertation


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