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Prospective Graduate Students

We have a world class innovative research program with specific strength in the areas of

Our Department has a collegial atmosphere between the students and faculty and is situated in one of the best areas for quality of life and business in the U.S. We provide financial assistance to all non-self-supported doctoral students: our PhD students receive a stipend ($26,000 in 2014-2015), plus tuition and health insurance. We accept students into the MS program with their own financial support.

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Mrs. Sandra Bailey
Graduate Secretary
Graduate Admissions

Request an Application:
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
North Carolina State University
Box 7905
Raleigh, NC 27695-7905 USA
(919) 515-6367


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Prof. Michael Dickey
Head of Graduate
Admission Committee
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Prof. Saad Khan
Director of Graduate Studies

Department Information
  • #6 in research expenditures in US CHE departments (C&E News 2012)
  • #11 in PhD graduates (NRC 2010)
  • #15 in research activity (NRC 2010)
  • #20 Best US chemical engineering programs (US News & World Report 2014)

Incoming Graduate Students are assigned to a faculty advisor and research group at the end of the first semester in residence.

Applications are considered as received. We encourage all applicants to submit applications before February 1st. Applications received after February 1st will be considered based on availability. The graduate school application form must be completed by March 1 for international students and March 31 for domestic students.

Normally only distance education students are admitted to begin their graduate work during Spring semesters.

Photos from the March 21-22, 2014 Graduate Recruiting Weekend