M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

12 months
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Chemical Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno combines upper-level coursework with the opportunity to conduct research on a topic within chemical engineering and write a thesis.


The Chemical Engineering program offered by University of Nevada, Reno provides the following areas advanced study and research: Process systems engineering, energy conversion and storage, modeling and simulation, waste valorization, water treatment and re-use.

During our M.S. in Chemical Engineering at University of Nevada, Reno students will gain the ability to:

  • apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to engineering problems.
  • design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability constraints.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Environmental Chemical Kinetics 
    • Advanced Kinetics and Reactor Design 
    • Chemical Kinetics 
  • Advanced Transport Phenomena
    • Two-Phase Heat Transfer and Flow

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    30 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    GRE admission requirements GRE®

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
    • Minimum undergraduate grade point average (on a 4.0 scale): 2.75
    • Online application
    • Official transcripts from every institution attended for a complete history of your education
    • Resume or curriculum vitae
    • Statement of purpose
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Applicants to the graduate program should have an undergraduate degree in engineering. Applicants without a chemical engineering degree may submit an application; however, they should expect to take prerequisite undergraduate chemical engineering courses to become eligible for graduate coursework in the program.

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      21006 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      21006 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
    • In-State

      5352 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5352 USD per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Reno

    860 - 1230 USD /month
    Living costs

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


    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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