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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 17

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
At least 18 credits of coursework, 2 semesters of teaching assistantship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

352
Applied
79
Accepted
24
Enrolled
22%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
81
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with strong background in chemical engineering; minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 semester hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with strong background in chemical engineering; minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 semester hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership

Student Body

119
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
99%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.04%
Black or African American 0.84%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.84%
Unknown 1.68%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fluid mechanics, colloids, bioengineering, reaction and systems engineering, materials and nanotechnology, polymer science and engineering, process control, optimization and scheduling, catalysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
14,426,326

Location & Contact

Address 2018 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI  53706-0607
United States
Contact Prof. Regina Murphy
Chair
Email: che@che.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-1092