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Chemical Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Salt Lake City, UT, United States
The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemical Engineering represents scholarly achieve­ment demonstrated by independent research. A Ph.D. candidate must be able to demonstrate competence in the subject matter of his or her field. Of major importance to the Ph.D. degree is the student’s research, publication in peer-reviewed journals, and dissertation, which must provide new and significant contribution to knowledge in the student’s field. The intellectual and creative matter presented in the dissertation must meet the standards of the department and university. Typically, successful completion of a PhD degree requires five years for students entering the program with a Bachelors degree. The maximum allowable time for completion of the PhD degree is seven years.
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Overview

Of major importance to the Ph.D. degree is the student’s research, publication in peer-reviewed journals, and dissertation, which must provide new and significant contribution to knowledge in the student’s field. The intellectual and creative matter presented in the dissertation must meet the standards of the department and university. Typically, successful completion of a PhD degree requires five years for students entering the program with a Bachelors degree. The maximum allowable time for completion of the PhD degree is seven years.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    23 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Multicomponent Mass Transfer
  • Thermodynamics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    155

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited University (preferably an engineering degree; see Director of Graduate Studies for information on applying with a non-engineering bachelors degree)
  • Minimum of 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 80 (internet-based) OR minimum IELTS score of 6.5 for international students
  • GRE (minimum score of 155 on quantitative section)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement of academic goals/purpose 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30371 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30371 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Salt Lake City

  • 1000 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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