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The University of Alabama

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MS Ch E)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
29
Accepted
11
Enrolled
45%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline September 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: nanotechnology, spin-based electronics, targeted drug delivery, molecular-level simulations for studying chemical reactions, separations using membranes, solvents and composite materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,115,976

Location & Contact

Address Box 870203
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. C. Heath Turner
Department Head and Professor
Email: hturner@eng.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-1733
Fax: 205-348-6579

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