Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Graduate Admissions

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: 

Chemical Engineering: For admission to full graduate status, students should have an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering with high academic standing.

Petroleum Engineering: For admission to full graduate status, students should have an undergraduate degree in engineering or geology, and high academic standing.

Non-traditional Students: Students from chemistry or from another engineering discipline who desire to pursue a graduate degree in chemical engineering must have a high grade point average and prepare for graduate course work by taking selected undergraduate courses in chemical engineering. See MS and PhD Requirements for Students with Non-chemical Engineering BS Degree. Each case for admission will be evaluated individually, and applications are encouraged.

LETTERS OF REFERENCE:  Applicants must have their reference letters submitted electronically as part of the on-line admissions application process.  Three letters of reference are required for applications to graduate programs in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

APPLICATIONS: Please visit the Graduate Admission page for application information and further details.