Critera for admission to our Ph.D. program:
Students with a strong background in chemical engineering or related field are encouraged to apply.
- A bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering, or closely related field (another engineering field, chemistry, etc).
- An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Our most competitive applicants have a GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or 88% out of 100% or 1st Class with Distinction.
- If applicable, a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Competitve GRE scores:
- Our most competitive applicants have scores of at least Verbal = 158 (75%), Quantitative = 160 (75%), and Analytical Writing = 4.0.
- TOEFL scores for all international applicants.
- Our most competitive applicants have scores of at lest 100 (iBT) or 240 (computer based).
MS vs PhD:
Our graduate program is primarily a PhD program, with a limited number of MS students admitted without funding. We do not offer funding to Master's degree students. We do offer funding to our Ph.D. students. This includes full payment of tuition and research costs, 85% of health insurance premiums, and a competitive monthly stipend.
Find out more about our Non-Thesis MS: https://cbe.osu.edu/graduate/prospective-students/non-thesis-masters
Prerequisites for non chemical engineering majors:
We do occasionally admit students who have undergraduate degrees in subjects other than chemical engineering. However, these students will need to take make-up course work to succeed in our graduate program. These students must take the following undergraduate courses or have equivalent coursework in the following subject areas:
- Thermodynamics: CBE 509 or 3508
- Transport Phenomena (Momentum and Mass Transfers): CBE 420/520 and CBE 522 or CBE 2420 and 3521
- Chemical Engineering Kinetics: CBE 610 or 3610
- Engineering Mathematics (Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations): Math 255 or 2255 or 415 or 2415 or equivalent
Contact Angela Bennett, Graduate Program Coordinator, email@example.com