2023-2024 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Chemical Engineering

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Chemical Engineering


After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

December 31, 2022

Admission Limited to

Consult department for deadlines for other terms.

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: General

Letters of Recommendation


UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit the departmental supplement, a statement of purpose, and a bachelor's degree in a field that provides the student with at least two years of preparation in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering.

Specialization in semiconductor manufacturing. Applicants who wish to specialize in semiconductor manufacturing must hold a B.S. degree in engineering or physical science. Experience working in the semiconductor industry is highly desirable but not required. Applicants with this work experience should have their supervisor write one of the letters of recommendation.

Program Name

Chemical Engineering
(Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)

Chemical Engineering is a major offered by the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Leading to the
degree of

M.S., Ph.D.

Major Code



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