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In light of the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford reaffirms its commitment to perform individualized, holistic review of each applicant to its graduate and professional programs. We recognize that students may have faced significant challenges during the period of disruption caused by the pandemic, and we will take such individual circumstances into account during application review. Importantly, we will respect decisions regarding the adoption of Credit/No Credit and other grading options during this unprecedented period of COVID-19 disruption, whether they are made by institutions or by individual students. Our goal remains to form graduate student cohorts that are excellent and encompass a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds and experiences that enrich the graduate educational experience.

Admitted students: see our special instructions for submitting transcripts. We are aware of some school closings in areas impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, and that it may delay some courses of study as well as the reporting of official school documents. If you are impacted by this, please contact our office to request an extension: We will do our best to work with you and your department.

Chemical Engineering

Graduate Admissions, Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Shriram Center, room 129, 443 Via Ortega
Stanford, CA 94305-4125
1 (650) 723-4306

Degrees for a Program

Application Deadline with Aid Application Deadline without Aid

MS only offered via Honors Cooperative Program.

PhD November 20, 2020 November 20, 2020

For 2021-22 applicants, GRE scores will not be required or accepted as a component of your graduate application. International students will still be required to take the TOEFL exam.

Honors Cooperative Program

Winter quarter
Friday, October 16, 2020
Spring quarter
Friday, January 15, 2021
Autumn quarter
Friday, April 16, 2021