We are pleased that you are considering the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University for your Ph.D. study.
To be considered for admission into our graduate programs, you must complete our online application. All documents must be submitted electronically—do not mail hard copies to the department. Unofficial test scores and transcripts may be submitted for the application process. Official copies will be requested upon an admission offer to our program.
Prospective students must electronically submit the following:
We must receive all items listed above before your application is complete, however the admissions committee may elect to begin reviews with missing recommendations. The committee will contact you if more information is required. The application deadline for fall admission is December 31st. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
When selecting students for admission to our graduate program, all available material is carefully evaluated. However, the following criteria are particularly important:
The selection process is very competitive and we are able to offer admission to only a small fraction of the hundreds who apply to our program every year.