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Chemical Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (QS) , NY,
Chemical engineering at Clarkson offers a unique and personalized educational environment designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the chemical engineering principles.


Specializing in applications of these principles in materials engineering, environmental engineering and biomedical engineering through minors and concentrations is also possible.

Small class sizes and low student to faculty ratios allow close interaction with the department faculty that have a combined expertise in all modern areas of chemical engineering. As a student, you have the opportunity to work on research projects for course credits that lay the groundwork for success in applied research and development. After graduation, you will be an intellectual leader in industry and academia, en route to an illustrious career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory
  • Chemical Reactor Analysis I
  • Design of Transfer Process Equipment
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory

                                                                                                              Detailed Programme Facts

                                                                                                              • Programme intensity Full-time
                                                                                                                • Full-time duration 24 months
                                                                                                              • Languages
                                                                                                                • English
                                                                                                              • Delivery mode
                                                                                                                On Campus

                                                                                                              English Language Requirements

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                                                                                                              Academic Requirements

                                                                                                              • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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                                                                                                              General Requirements

                                                                                                              • Application Fees:  Full-time applicants from the U.S. and Canada are required to pay a $50.00 application fee.  
                                                                                                                • Supplemental information: A resume and an essay or personal statement outlining your goals and objectives in graduate school and beyond are required. 
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                                                                                                                • Test Scores: All applicants are required to take the general Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (a score is good for 5 years after test is taken). There are no minimum required scores for the GRE report.  

                                                                                                              Tuition Fee

                                                                                                              • International

                                                                                                                1388 USD/credit
                                                                                                                Tuition Fee
                                                                                                                Based on the original amount of 1388 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                                                                                                              • National

                                                                                                                1388 USD/credit
                                                                                                                Tuition Fee
                                                                                                                Based on the original amount of 1388 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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                                                                                                              Living costs for Potsdam

                                                                                                              • 892 - 1950 USD/month
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