M.S. Chemical Engineering atColumbia University , New YorkChemical Engineering department


18 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Chemical Engineering Master of Science (MS) program is specially designed to provide excellent preparation for students who will be seeking employment in the industry
  • This program offers the chance to study the newest and most important chemical engineering topics in-depth
  • Students may also broaden out with classes outside of chemical engineering, creating a program that meets their needs
  • The Chemical Engineering Master of Science program is also excellent preparation for admission to a US chemical engineering doctoral program, especially for students who currently hold a BA or BS degree in chemistry, physics, or mathematics
  • M.S. students can pursue a broad-based chemical engineering curriculum or one of the following concentration areas:
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  • University Rankings
    • #8

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #22

      - QS 2023

    • #11

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #7

      - US News & World Report 2023

    • #18

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 36,31,745
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 16,89,853
InsuranceINR 3,03,968
TransportationINR 94,515
Application FeeINR 7,029
International Student FeeINR 18,192
Health Service FeeINR 1,00,882
Document FeeINR 8,682
Facilities FeeINR 87,817
SEAS Graduate Student Activity FeeINR 33,076
Books & SuppliesINR 1,73,649
Personal ExpensesINR 4,46,526
TotalINR 29,64,189

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.69


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 22ⁿᵈ February 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

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No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must demonstrate B-average or better performance in a science or engineering undergraduate curriculum
  • Applicants are also expected to have completed General Chemistry I and II, Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III (multivariable calculus), and an Ordinary Differential Equations Course
  • Applicants who hold undergraduate degrees in chemistry, polymer science, physics, materials science, or any engineering discipline are encouraged to apply


No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
  • Regarding ELP Exams
    • There are no minimum test score requirements to apply for admission consideration. However, it may be necessary to improve the applicant's English proficiency if he/she scored:
      • 99 or lower on the TOEFL internet-based test; or
      • 6.5 or lower on the IELTS
      • 68 or lower on the PTE Academic
  • Students admitted without a chemical engineering undergraduate degree are normally required to participate in the Scientist to Engineer program
    • These students must complete Essentials of Chemical Engineering A, and Essentials of Chemical Engineering B, in their first semester
  • Regarding GRE:
    • There are no minimum test score requirements to apply for admission consideration
    • The average GRE quantitative scores for past entering classes, in recent years, rank around 91%. Therefore, it is recommended that your scores in this section be comparable

Documents Required:

  • Official transcript copies from every post-secondary institution attended
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • An interview may be requested
  • Translation of the official transcript(s) and degree/diploma certificate(s) if the institution(s) attended does not issue transcripts in English
  • The translation must be conducted by a reputable service provider
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Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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