Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science College of Engineering Wayne State University

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science College of Engineering Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
27%
73%
student ratio
67
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Materials Science And Engineering Graduate Certificate [polymer engineering]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [materials science and engineering]
      Master of Science (MS) [materials science and engineering]
    • Chemical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Chemical Engineering ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Chemical Engineering ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 230
    • Accepted 71
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 18
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesthree letters of recommendation (at least two from the applicant's academic institution); personal statement; resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, three letters of recommendation (at least two from the applicant's academic institution); personal statement; resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree in engineering, chemistry, or physics
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students67
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students67
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian36%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchThermodynamics and transport properties of polymer solutions; processing, rheology, and separation of polymers; heterogeneous catalysts; surface science of catalyst and polymeric materials; laser-based imaging of chemical species and reactions; environmental transport and management of hazardous waste; process design and synthesis based on waste minimization, biocatalysis in multiphase systems, biomaterials and tissue engineering
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,615,000

Location & Contact

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

College of Engineering
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Guangzhao Mao

Professor and Chair

Phone: 313-577-3804
Email: gzmao@eng.wayne.edu

Ellen Cope

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 313-577-0409
Email: escope@wayne.edu

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