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Applying to Graduate School

In the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, you will have the chance to join a world-class, innovative research program in an area that is shaping our world.

Why NC State?

  • 8th best Chemical Engineering Department in the United States and 39th best in the world according to the Shanghai Rankings
  • Students work with world-leading faculty in a collegial, innovative environment
  • Located on Centennial Campus, the nation’s top university research campus
  • NC State is in Raleigh, named the 3rd best place to live in the U.S.

Have questions about the graduate program? Contact Mrs. Sandra Bailey (Graduate Program Administrator) or Dr. Milad Abolhasani (Director of the Graduate Program).

Start Your Application

Whether you’re seeking admission as a Ph.D., in-person master’s or online master’s student, begin your application at The Graduate School. Review of applications start December 9 and are accepted on a rolling basis. To ensure full consideration, all application materials should be received by January 15.

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No GRE Scores Required

Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test are not required to apply to our graduate program.

Support for Students – and Research

We provide financial assistance to all non-self supported doctoral students. Our Ph.D. students receive competitive stipend, plus tuition and health insurance. We accept students into the Master of Science program with their own financial support.

All of our graduate students can expect to be immersed in a culture that values and invests in research. NC State ranks fourth nationally in research spending on chemical engineering.