148
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Illinois Institute of Technology / Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Applied Science (MS/MAS)
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Chemical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical engineering
Master of Applied Science (MAS) Biological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Chemical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test with minimum score of 950 Quantitative and Verbal, 2.5 Analytical Writing (for MAS); GRE General Test with minimum score of 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing (for MS)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

618
Applied
250
Accepted
42
Enrolled
40%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test with minimum score of 950 Quantitative and Verbal, 2.5 Analytical Writing (for MAS); GRE General Test with minimum score of 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing (for MS)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 1100 Quantitative and Verbal, 3.0 Analytical Writing)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

148
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 0.68%
White or Caucasian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.41%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (1)
Male (17)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Energy and sustainability, biological engineering, advanced materials, systems engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10 West 33rd Street
Perlstein Hall, Suite 127
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Dr. Sohail Murad
Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering
Email: smurad1@iit.edu
Phone: 312-567-3867
Fax: 312-567-8874