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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Chemical Engineering

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Chemical Engineering is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 14

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 Thesis or comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Research progress reports (prior to candidacy), candidacy exam, thesis defense, seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

302
Applied
75
Accepted
15
Enrolled
25%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 20th December 20th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 83
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 20
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.67%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials and bioengineering; energy, catalysis and reaction engineering; complex fluids and polymers; electronic and optical materials; fluids and transport phenomena; molecular thermodynamics and simulation; process systems engineering; surfaces and interfacial phenomena
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,300,000

Location & Contact

Address Engineering II, Room 3357
Santa Barbara, CA  93106
United States
Contact Prof. Rachel Ann Segalman
Chair
Email: segalman@engineering.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-3709
Fax: 805-893-4731

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