Ph.D. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

Brigham Young University

36 months
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A PhD in Chemical Engineering at Brigham Young University indicates that the graduate is capable of and qualified to conduct independent and original research in the chemical industries and other related fields.


Employees with a Chemical Engineering PhD degrees from Brigham Young University are in high demand by industry, with starting salaries that are considerably higher than for BS or MS graduates. Also, a PhD degree is generally required to pursue an academic career. 


  • Demonstrate accurate and broad understanding of engineering science as evidenced through innovative, timely, and sound solutions to problems.
  • Interact productively with people from diverse backgrounds as both leaders/mentors and team members and with integrity and professionalism
  • Exhibit communication skills in speaking and writing

Programme Structure

  • The doctoral program is designed to prepare the student for a lifetime of intellectual inquiry and research and is therefore more rigorous and demanding than the MS program. 
  • Students who are dedicated, diligent, and thoughtful and who can work independently are most suited for a PhD in chemical engineering at BYU.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




54 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BS or equivalent in chemical engineering from an ABET school
  • 3.0 GPA in upper-division chemical engineering courses
  • 3.3 GPA in all courses

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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