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University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Department of Chemical Engineering

Mayagüez, PR

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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez / Department of Chemical Engineering is located in Mayagüez, PR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
46%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BS in chemical engineering or its equivalent; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in chemical engineering or its equivalent; minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 81.82%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 1
Male (16)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Process simulation and optimization, air and water pollution control, mass transport, biochemical engineering, colloids and interfaces
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Mayagüez, PR  00681-9000
United States
Contact Mr. Aldo Acevedo PhD
Chair and Associate Professor
Email: aldo.acevedo@upr.edu
Phone: 787-832-4040 ext. 2587
Fax: 787-265-3818

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