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Northwestern University

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Evanston, IL

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Overview

Northwestern University / Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is located in Evanston, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 17

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

424
Applied
48
Accepted
17
Enrolled
11%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.84%
Black or African American 5.74%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biotechnology, bioengineering, complexity, energy, sustainability, materials, nanoengineering, and synthetic biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,160,073

Location & Contact

Address 2145 Sheridan Road
E-136
Evanston, IL  60208
United States
Contact Dr. Linda Broadbelt
Chair
Email: broadbelt@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-2890
Fax: 847-491-3728

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