Future Grad Students

In the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, you’ll have the chance to join a world-class, innovative research program with specific strength in the areas that are shaping our world.

Why NC State?

  • 10th best Chemical Engineering Department in the United States and 20th best in the world according to the objective Shanghai Rankings.
  • Students work with world-leading faculty in a collegial, innovative environment.
  • Located on Centennial Campus, the nation’s top university research campus.
  • NC State is in Raleigh, 2nd best big city in the United States, according to Money magazine.

Have questions about the graduate program? Contact Mrs. Sandra Bailey (Graduate Program Administrator) or Dr. Saad Khan (Director of the Graduate Program).

Support for Students — and Research

We provide financial assistance to all non-self-supported doctoral students: Our Ph.D. students receive a stipend ($29,000 in 2019), plus tuition and health insurance. We accept students into the Master of Science program with their own financial support.

All of our graduate students can expect to be immersed in a culture that values and invests in research. NC State ranks fifth nationally in research spending on chemical engineering.