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University of Louisville

Department of Chemical Engineering

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Chemical Engineering is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
18%

Applying

65
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 Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Two letters of recommendation; all final official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 10.53%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioenergy, biomaterials, biomimetic systems, bioprocessing, biofuels and bio-products, adsorption and catalysis, complex fluids, computational fluid dynamics, fuel cells, membranes, microfabrication, microreactors, molecular simulations, nanomaterials and nanochannels, photovoltaic materials, polymers, sensors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
926,743

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Joel R. Fried
Chair
Email: joel.fried@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6350
Fax: 502-852-6355

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