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Rice University

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Houston, TX

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Rice University

Overview

Rice University / Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Chemical and biomolecular engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical and biomolecular engineering
Master of Chemical Engineering (M Ch E) Chemical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

175
Applied
40
Accepted
17
Enrolled
23%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.29%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.43%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Thermodynamics, phase equilibria, rheology, fluid mechanics, polymers, biomedical engineering, interfacial phenomena, process control, petroleum engineering, reaction engineering and catalysis, biomaterials, metabolic engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Christine Hughes
Department Administrator
Email: chbe@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-3424
Fax: 713-348-5478