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The University of Alabama

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MS Ch E)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st Yes
Winter deadline September 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 overall
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 8.7%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 1
Male (17)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nanotechnology, materials, electrochemistry, alternative energy, biological
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
437,656

Location & Contact

Address Box 870203
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher S. Brazel
Associate Professor
Email: cbrazel@eng.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6450
Fax: 205-348-6579