Ph.D. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
7227 USD/year
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The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers a program leading to a degree in Chemical Engineering at the doctoral level.



  • The primary areas on which this Chemical Engineering program at the University of Illinois at Chicago is based are continuum and molecular transport phenomena, complex fluids and soft matter, nanotechnology, macroscopic and microscopic thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, and process analysis, microelectronic materials and processing, catalysis and surface science, electrochemistry, drug delivery, and biotechnology.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Transport Phenomena
  • Numerical Methods in Chemical Engineering
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Separation Processes
  • Microhydrodynamics, Diffusion and Membrane Transport
  • Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 SCH

108 from the baccalaureate. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The department reviews each applicant on an individual basis. Complete transcripts of all undergraduate and any graduate work must be submitted.
  • Baccalaureate Field Engineering or chemistry.
  • Tests Required GRE General.
  • Letters of Recommendation Three required.
  • Personal Statement Required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7227 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7227 USD per year during 24 months.

7,227 - 17,714 USD

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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