62
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MSCH) Chemical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical engineering
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (MSBE) Biomedical engineering Pharmacy

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 36
Doctoral Degrees 12

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

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
40
Accepted
17
Enrolled
43%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, or chemical engineering with minimum GPA of 3.0; at least two letters of recommendation; current resume; statement of research interests (for students who wish to pursue thesis option)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, or chemical engineering with minimum GPA of 3.0; three letters of recommendation; current resume; statement of research interests

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.84%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 22%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (0)
Male (13)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neuroengineering, tissue engineering, biomedicine and biotechnology, engineering education, functional materials and nanotechnology, energy, environment/sustainability
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,018,107

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue, ENG 118
Tampa, FL  33620
United States
Contact Dr. Venkat R. Bhethanabotla
Professor and Department Chair
Email: bhethana@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-3997