Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the success of our students and to tackling some of the most challenging problems facing humanity. CBE has consistently been ranked as one of the top 25 programs in the nation and the pass rate of our graduates on the Fundamentals of Engineering or “FE” exam (the first step toward professional engineering certification) is over 99%, well above the national average. The 85% completion rate of our PhD students is also well above the national average of about 60%. Our faculty have earned many national and international research and teaching awards; three of our faculty have been inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, with Prof. Brennecke the latest to receive this honor in 2012.
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The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Get a free IELTS practice test
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The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering requires a statement of intent, three letters of recommendation, a GRE score, a CV/resume, and an unofficial transcript. The TOEFL score is required for those in which English is not their first language, except for those who have completed a degree in the US. The department does not have any minimum score requirements, except for the TOEFL score requirements posed by the Graduate School. For applicants who have completed work beyond a bachelor's degree, records of both graduate and undergraduate work are taken into account.
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