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Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admission Requirements

All students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) must first be admitted through the UT Graduate School.

Candidates for admission to the CBE department must have earned a bachelor’s degree with grade point average of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 from a college or university accredited by the appropriate accrediting agency or an international equivalent.  Applicants without undergraduate degrees in chemical engineering may be required to take additional coursework as appropriate to prepare them for graduate work.  Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) general test is also required for consideration for admission.  Competitive applicants have GRE quantitative scores of approximately 160 or better and a combined score on the verbal and quantitative sections of 315 or better.

Additionally, students whose native language is not English must submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

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