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University of Maine

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Orono, ME

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Overview

University of Maine / Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is located in Orono, ME.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
20%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biofuels, catalysts, paper, nanotechnology, bio-based chemicals
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,413,816

Location & Contact

Address Orono, ME  04469
United States
Contact Dr. Hemant Pendse
Chair
Email: pendse@maine.edu
Phone: 207-581-2290
Fax: 207-581-2323