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Chemical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1 (QS) Cambridge, MA, United States
The Chemical Engineering program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is for students who seek a broad education in the application of chemical engineering to a variety of specific areas, including energy and the environment, nanotechnology, polymers and colloids, surface science, catalysis and reaction engineering, systems and process design, and biotechnology.
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Overview

Program Educational Objectives for Chemical Engineering:

Within a few years of graduation from the Chemical Engineering program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), our students will attain the following:

  • Professional responsibility through the practice of science and engineering science that underlie modern chemical and biological technologies
  • Experience in the creative application of chemical and biological technologies to the solution of problems for the betterment of society, in a broad range of career paths
  • Leadership roles through awareness of the broader context of environmental, social, safety and economic issues that affect their decisions, and highest standards of ethical practice
  • Effective communication and, team and project management skills to work productively within their professions and communities
  • Engagement in continued self-improvement and lifelong learning required to meet emerging and evolving demand, and increasing responsibilities of a successful career

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    186 alternative credits

    186-195

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Laboratory Chemistry 
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Differential Equations
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Transport Processes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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General Requirements

  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Secondary School Report (SSR), including high school transcript
  • For non-native English speakers, we strongly recommend providing the results of an English proficiency exam if you have been using English for fewer than 5 years or do not speak English at home or in school, so that we may consider that information alongside the rest of your application
  • We do not have cut off or recommended scores for the ACT or SAT as scores are evaluated within an applicant’s context

Tuition Fee

  • International

    73160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 73160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    73160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 73160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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