57
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Carolina / Department of Chemical Engineering is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

92
Applied
13
Accepted
3
Enrolled
14%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.3%
Black or African American 1.75%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (2)
Male (19)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rheology, liquid and supercritical extractions, electrochemistry, corrosion, heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,019,941

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. Michael A. Matthews
Phone: 803-777-7000