23580 USD/year
23580 USD/year
14814 USD/year
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The Chemical and Biochemical Engineering degree at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is awarded only upon sufficient evidence of high attainment in scholarship and the demonstrated ability to engage in independent research in the field of chemical and biochemical engineering.

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The Chemical and Biochemical Engineering degree atUniversity of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  is not awarded for the completion of course and seminar requirements, no matter how successfully completed. 

Ph.D. candidates are required to take four required graduate course covering topics in advanced mathematics, kinetics, thermodynamics and transport phenomena. Students are required to pass an oral qualifying examination, a proposal exam, and a final dissertation defense. The examinations are given annually, and the student has two opportunities to pass each examination. Additional requirements are imposed by the Graduate School.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Methods of Engineering Analysis or
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Advanced Chemical Reaction Kinetics

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


21 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcript(s)
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
    • Completion of key prerequisite courses
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from professional or academic references.
  • C.V. or Resume
  • Statement of academic goals and research interests (including your preferred advisor(s))
  • English Language proficiency scores are required for International students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD per year
  • National

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD per year
  • In-State

    14814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14814 USD per year


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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