Chemical engineering now accepting graduate degree applications

October 1, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Department of Chemical Engineering is now accepting applications for graduate degree programs. Penn state is ranked in the top 10 in the nation for chemical engineering research (as per NTU Ranking), based on the quality and quantity of scientific research articles. In early 2019, our department will move to a new state-of-the-art teaching and research facility.

Shared with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, this six-story, 194,500-square-foot building will foster interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and engineering discovery for years to come. It will provide fertile grounds for students to become independent experimental and/or computational researchers with the ability to solve today’s most challenging real-world problems.

If you are seeking an opportunity to work collaboratively with experts from diverse areas of expertise, our department is a great place for you.

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Application deadlines are as follows: 

Master of Science (M.S.): 04/15/2019

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): 12/15/2018


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The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

121 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574