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Vanderbilt University

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

142
Applied
26
Accepted
11
Enrolled
18%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.44%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 6
Male (12)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Adsorption and surface chemistry; biochemical engineering and biotechnology; chemical reaction engineering, environment, materials, process modeling and control; molecular modeling and thermodynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,896,000

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Peter N. Pintauro
Chair
Email: peter.n.pintauro@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-343-6918
Fax: 615-343-7951

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