Some of the content on this website requires JavaScript to be enabled in your web browser to function as intended. While the website is still usable without JavaScript, it should be enabled to enjoy the full interactive experience.

Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

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:Doctoral degree from the University of Wyoming's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department

  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.


Program Requirements

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


Apply today!

Share This Page:

Footer Navigation

University of Wyoming Medallion
1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 // UW Operators (307) 766-1121 // Contact Us // Download Adobe Reader // Accessibility Accessibility information icon