Graduate Studies

What to expect as a graduate student in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering department at Tulane:


  • Ph.D. candidates receive a competitive yearly stipend that increases following successful completion of candidacy
  • Tuition fees are waived for students supported as research or teaching assistants

  • Heath insurance is subsidized by the department

  • Ph.D. candidates are matched to a research advisor at the end of their first semester

  • Ph.D. candidates take courses and carry out research during the duration of their studies, which varies between 4 to 5 years.

  • Relatively small research groups with individualized attention to the progress of each student

  • Exposure to a wide range of experimental and simulation techniques

  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary work

  • Opportunities to publish and present research results at national meetings

  • Collaborations with nationals labs and industry

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