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Extended Student Services Hours:

Thursday
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Ellen Stauffer
Program Coordinator

James Edgar
Department Head and Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
785-532-4320
edgarjh@k-state.edu

Application Process for Chemical Engineering Master's Degree

1. Review Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission into the chemical engineering master’s degree, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.0 GPA in the final two years or approximately the last 60 credit hours

Students who do not meet these requirements may be considered if they can demonstrate equivalent evidence of an appropriate background.

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for students who do not meet the above requirement.

2. Review Application Requirements

Application Deadlines
  • U.S. Applicants
    • Applications are accepted year-round. Applicants should plan to apply no later than two to three months before the start of the semester. The fall semester begins in late August, the spring semester begins in late January and the summer semester begins in late May.
  • International Applicants
    • Fall semester (begins in late August): January 8
    • Spring semester (begins in late January): August 1
    • Summer semester (begins in late May): December 1

Students who would like to get started right away but have missed the deadline may take classes as a nondegree-seeking student. Contact us for assistance.

Application Fee
  • U.S. Applicants: $65
  • International Applicants: $75

Graduate School Application Fee FAQ

3. Prepare to Apply

Please be prepared to upload the following information when completing the online application.

  • Statement of objectives: State academic objectives, giving specific reasons for the selection of the field of study, contemplated research areas and professional plans. Most statements are three to four paragraphs in length.
  • Names and emails of three professional and/or academic references who will provide letters of recommendation. References will be contacted automatically using the email addresses provided by the applicant, but it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure letters are submitted before the program’s application deadline.
  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended
    • Failure to list any colleges or universities from which the applicant received a degree or enrolled in graduate coursework may result in dismissal from the university.
    • If transcripts are not in English, the applicant must furnish a translation by an appropriate authority.
    • Applicants will be asked for official transcripts after notification of admission.
Proof of English Proficiency

Students whose primary language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency during the application process by providing any one of the following official minimum test scores:

Test

Minimum Required Score

58


Scores must be self-reported within the application and official scores must be sent by the testing service to K-State.

Exception: students who have received a degree in the last two years from a U.S. college or university are not required to take any of the above English language proficiency exams.

4. Apply

Apply

Tip: select “Distance-Off Campus” and “Master’s” on the Academic Information page. On the Program Selection page, select “Engineering” followed by “Chemical Engineering.”

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Quick Facts

Degree: Master of Science
College: Engineering
Credits: 30
Course delivery: Online
Tuition per credit hour: $838

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