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Rice University PhD in Chemical Engineering

12 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Chemical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Chemical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Rice University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the doctor’s degree program in chem eng, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Chem Eng from Rice Cost?

$47,913 Average Tuition and Fees

Rice Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at Rice paid an average of $0 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

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Does Rice Offer an Online PhD in Chem Eng?

Online degrees for the Rice chem eng doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Rice Online Learning page.

Rice Doctorate Student Diversity for Chem Eng

12 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
16.7% Women
8.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 12 doctor’s degrees in chem eng handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 16.7% of the students who received their PhD in chem eng in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 30.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in chem eng at Rice in 2019-2020, 8.3% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 15%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American1
Hispanic or Latino0
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students8
Other Races/Ethnicities2

PhD in Chem Eng Focus Areas at Rice

Chemical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Chemical Engineering12

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Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering16
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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