M.Sc. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

University of Virginia

29464 USD/year
29464 USD/year
17820 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The graduate Chemical Engineering program of the nationally ranked Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks to provide cutting-edge training in chemical engineering research areas including biotechnology, catalysis, electrochemistry, energy and the environment, polymers, and separations.


On the Chemical Engineering program at the University of Virginia, students experience close interaction with faculty members, work in excellent research facilities, and participate in multidisciplinary research centers across Grounds.

ChE faculty have won numerous awards including National Science Foundation CAREER Awards, National Young Investigator Awards, ASEE Teaching Awards and the UVA President's Prize for Research. Our faculty strive to follow the Jeffersonian principle of excellence in education coupled to strong faculty-student interaction. We maintain a high faculty/student ratio and operate an open-door policy for faculty offices whereby students are free to stop in to discuss their research, science, careers or life in general.



  • DowDuPont
  • ExxonMobil
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • Intel
  • Shell
  • United Technologies
  • Syngenta
  • UOP
  • Amgen
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Centocor
  • Genentech
  • Genzyme
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • MedImmune

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Transport processes
  • Techniques for chemical engineering analysis & design
  • Advanced thermodynamics
  • Chemical reaction engineering
  • Mass transfer

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The application includes:

  • Transcripts of all academic work.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Applicant’s Statement of Purpose essay.
  • $85 fee paid with VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express
  • GRADUATE RECORDS EXAM (GRE) general test scores.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores 
  • There are no set minimum scores to apply to the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Tuition Fee

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    17820 USD/year
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Living costs for Charlottesville

990 - 1600 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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