162
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Columbia University / Department of Chemical Engineering is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15

Student Body

162
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.23%
Black or African American 0.62%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.32%
Unknown 3.09%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (0)
Male (19)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular design and modification of material surfaces, biophysics and soft matter physics, genomics engineering, interfacial engineering and electrochemistry, protein and metabolic engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY  10027
United States
Contact Dr. Alan C. West
Professor/Chair
Email: acw7@columbia.edu
Phone: 212-854-4452
Fax: 212-854-3054