M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

University of Colorado at Boulder

12 months
37024 USD/year
37024 USD/year
18268 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Chemical Engineering program of the University of Colorado at Boulder is an innovative graduate program and emphasizes the doctoral degree.


The outstanding national and international students in the Chemical Engineering program of the University of Colorado at Boulder take advantage of the high level of faculty-student collaboration and benefit from access to three interdisciplinary research centers. Department faculty and students have won numerous awards both nationally and internationally.

Research Areas

General research areas within the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering include: biomaterials, biopharmaceutical engineering, catalysis, surface science and reaction engineering, complex fluids and microfluidic devices, computational science; energy and environmental applications, membranes and separations, metabolic engineering and directed evolution, nanostructured films and devices, polymer chemistry and engineering, and tissue engineering.

ChBE is one of the top research departments in the nation and maintains sophisticated facilities to support research endeavors. Although research in the department spans many diverse fields, there is a particular emphasis on research in biological engineering, functional materials, and renewable energy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Seminar in Chemical Engineering
  • Biomolecular Kinetics, Transport, and Thermodynamics
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Catalysis and Kinetics
  • Intermediate Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Reactor Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • All applicants must submit an online Graduate Application
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Unofficial transcripts from all attended institutions of higher education
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • International Applicants must submit an official TOEFL or IELTS score to the University of Colorado Boulder
  • There is an $80 application fee for all international applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37024 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37024 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37024 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37024 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18268 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boulder

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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