Academic Information for ChBE Graduate Students

Programs Offered

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

Master of Engineering in Bioengineering

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

Admission Requirements

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has the following minimum requirements for admission to the graduate program:

  • 3.0 GPA in undergraduate program (based on A=4.0)
  • GRE Scores (148 verbal, 148 quantitative)
  • TOEFL (internet exam - 80, paper exam - 550, computerized exam - 213) or IELTS score of 7.0 or higher - required for non-native speakers of English

Note: Typical scores for admitted graduate students are well above these minima.

Admission Deadlines

Deadline for consideration for Assistantships

  • Fall Semester: February 1
  • Spring Semester: August 1

Domestic Applicants

  • Fall Semester: July 1
  • Spring Semester: November 1
  • Summer Semester: March 15

International Applicants

  • Fall Semester: May 1
  • Spring Semester: September 15
  • Summer Semester: January 15

Graduate School Application

To apply for admission to The Graduate School at Montana State University, please complete the online application.

Graduate Study Inquiry Form

Potential graduate applicants may complete the graduate study inquiry form. This form takes less time to fill out than a full application. The data you submit on the form is available to Department faculty and is reviewed when openings exist. If your information gets the attention of a faculty member, you will be contacted by that faculty member.

Graduate Study Inquiry Form


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