Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
25%
75%
student ratio
63
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Chemical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MS Ch E)
    • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering/Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (MS Ch E/MSPE)
    • Petroleum Engineering Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (MSPE)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 22
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 296
    • Accepted 94
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty60
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiotechnology, polymers, catalysis, energy and environment, computational modeling
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$9,052,850

Location & Contact

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Swanson School of Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Steven Little

Chairman

Phone: 412-624-9614
Fax: 412-624-9639
Email: srlittle@pitt.edu

Dr. Joseph McCarthy

Professor/Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 412-624-7362
Fax: 412-624-9639
Email: jjmcc@pitt.edu


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