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Florida State University

Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Chemical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended minimum scores: verbal 151/8th percentile; quantitative: 158/75th percentile)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended minimum scores: verbal 151/8th percentile; quantitative: 158/75th percentile)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

62
Applied
18
Accepted
15
Enrolled
29%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended minimum scores: verbal 151/8th percentile; quantitative: 158/75th percentile)
Master's Degree Requirements BS in chemical engineering or other physical science/engineering, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended minimum scores: verbal 151/8th percentile; quantitative: 158/75th percentile)
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in chemical engineering or other physical science/engineering, minimum GPA of 3.0, or MS in chemical or biomedical engineering

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 6.52%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 2
Male (16)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Macromolecular transport and reaction; polymer characterization and processing; solid NMR-MRI for solid state spectroscopy and cell microscopy; protein, cell, and tissue engineering; electrochemical and fuel cell engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,424,806

Location & Contact

Address 2525 Pottsdamer Street
Tallahassee, FL  32310-6046
United States
Contact Dr. Teng Ma
Chair and Professor
Email: teng@eng.famu.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-410-6149
Fax: 850-410-6150