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University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Los Angeles, CA

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University of California, Los Angeles

Overview

University of California, Los Angeles / Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

370
Applied
32
Accepted
20
Enrolled
9%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No
Winter deadline December 31st December 31st No
Spring deadline December 31st December 31st 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 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 87
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

100
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 2%
White or Caucasian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomolecular engineering, renewable energy, water technology, advanced materials processing, process systems engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,408,810

Location & Contact

Address 5531 Boelter Hall
Box 951592
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1592
United States
Contact Dr. Panagiotis D. Christofides
Chair
Email: pdc@seas.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-794-1015

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