M.Sc. On Campus

Polymer and Coatings Science

DePaul University

24 months
750 USD/credit 18375 USD/year
750 USD/credit 18375 USD/year
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The MS in Polymer and Coatings Science program from DePaul University gives you the opportunity for focused study and specialization in the area of polymer and coatings within the larger field of chemistry.


From its applications in decorating to aviation to life-saving technology, the science of polymer and coatings makes the world run smoothly. 

The Program

  • The Polymer and Coatings Science master’s program from DePaul University provides both thesis and non-thesis options. Classes are held in the evenings on the Lincoln Park Campus. The degree can be completed in two years.
  • For international students: this is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Inorganic Structure And Reactivity
  • Advanced Mechanistic Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Synthesis
  • Physical Chemistry Of Polymers
  • Polymer Characterization
  • Polymer Technology
  • Material Science
  • Coatings Science And Technology
  • Coatings Properties And Applications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


49 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all previous college course work
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Students educated outside the United States must present proof of English proficiency. The program requires a minimum TOEFL score of 96 on the TOEFL iBT, 243 on the computer-based test or 590 on the paper-based test. A minimum of 7.5 on the IELTS may be submitted for this requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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