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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The Chemical Engineering (Chemistry and Processing of Materials) offered at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is intended to train students for careers in biotech, pharmaceutical and other life-sciences industries, such as manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics, tissue culture, and new food and energy sources.


The job market demand for students with a background in biotechnology-related fields is expected to grow at an increased rate as companies continue to search for students with advanced training in these areas. 

The University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers a Master of Science (MS) degree and a Master of Engineering (ME) degree in Chemical Engineering (Chemistry and Processing of Materials)

Students enrolled in these programs achieve mastery of core and specialized areas of chemical engineering, as well as the ability to conduct research on a well-defined problem formulated by the student's faculty advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Chemical Engineering
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Transport Phenomena I
  • Bioengineering Principles
  • Electrochemistry for Energy and Environmental Technologies
  • Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Colloid and Surface Phenomena
  • Application and Advanced Topics of Colloid and Surface Phenomena
  • Molecular Simulation
  • Chemical Engineering Mathematics & Computation
  • Materials Science and Corrosion
  • Polymer Science and Engineering I
  • Polymer Science and Engineering II (Polymer Synthesis)
  • Polymer Thermodynamics
  • Materials Principles
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Cellular & Molecular Bioengineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Rolling admission
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1 to 2 Years
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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 ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • All International applicants MUST complete and return the International Applicant Financial Form, regardless of ability to pay. 
  • International students are also encouraged to read the Special Instructions and Information for International Applicants, which are included and will provide information on the amount of funds needed for studies and living expenses.
  • All applicants who are not native speakers of English must demonstrate proficiency by taking an English language proficiency exam.
  • Please submit undergraduate and (where applicable) graduate grades.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22210 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11090 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Buffalo

  • 920 - 1560 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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