Graduate

Admissions

The USF Department of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering welcomes outstanding applicants from around the nation and the world to our Ph.D. and M.S. programs. Applications to graduate programs may be submitted online through the USF Graduate Office of Admissions. For priority consideration, please submit your application for entrance in the Fall semester by December 10th of the prior year. Follow the link immediately below to apply. Information on requirements for Ph.D. and M.S. applications are provided below. 

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The Department of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering is able to offer waivers for the admissions fee under certain circumstances. Please contact The Associate Chair of Graduate Studies, Dr. John Kuhn, via e-mail at jnkuhn@usf.edu.

Admission requirements for ph.D. program

Admissions requirements for the Ph.D. program, as specified in the USF Academic Catalog, are as follows. Applicants must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the degree program:

  • An undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related science or engineering field.
  • Three (3) letters of reference.
  • Statement of Research Interests.
  • The usual requirement for a GRE test is temporarily waived for the applicants for Spring and Fall 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic.

Admission requirements for M.S. program

Admissions requirements for the M.S. program, as specified in the USF Academic Catalog, are as follows. Applicants must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements as well as requirements for admission to the degree program:

  • An undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent;
  • Two (2) letters of reference; and
  • Statement of research interests.
  • The usual requirement for a GRE test is temporarily waived for the applicants for Spring and Fall 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic.

Information for International Applicants

Information on USF requirements for admission of international students, including English Proficiency requirements, are provided by the Office of Admissions. Eligibility for Teaching Assistantships is associated with further requirements for spoken English that are outlined in the International Teaching Assistant Handbook. Additional information helpful to international applicants can be found at the Office of International Studies.