Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
33%
67%
student ratio
312
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
13 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Smart Oilfield Technologies Graduate Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Chemical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Engineer (Engr)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Materials Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Engineer (Engr)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Petroleum Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Engineer (Engr)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geoscience Technologies Master of Science (MS)
    • Materials Engineering Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 37
    • Doctoral Degrees 19
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 4
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 643
    • Accepted 233
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 118
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students312
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students312
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian25%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHeterogeneous materials and porous media, statistical mechanics, molecular simulation, polymer science and engineering, advanced materials, reaction engineering and catalysis, membrane processes and separation, biochemical engineering, cell culture, bioreactor modeling, petroleum engineering
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$11,644,801

Location & Contact

Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Theodore Tsotsis

Chair

Phone: 213-740-2227
Email: chedept@usc.edu

Ms. Karen Woo

Student Services Advisor

Phone: 213-740-2227
Email: karenwoo@usc.edu


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