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Applying to CBE at Notre Dame

The Department's doctoral program offers financially attractive research assistantships, which include a generous stipend, full tuition waiver, and a health insurance subsidy. 

All graduate applications are submitted online through the Graduate School's Office of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions. Click here to start your application today.


Your application must be submitted with all required materials by the deadline. All submitted applications will be reviewed.

Fall application deadline: January 15th

Spring* application deadline: October 1 (Spring term begins mid-January)

Application Fee

The application fee is automatically waived for all US citizens and permanent residents. Non-US citizens who are enrolled in a degree program or have received a degree from a US institution should contact cbe@nd.edu after you start your application and upload transcripts but before you submit the online application to arrange for a possible fee waiver. 

Frequently Asked Questions

See a list of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering specific FAQs on our Admissions FAQ page.

The Graduate School admissions FAQ page has answers general questions about the online application process and technical help, test scores, and preparing your application.

The Graduate School

All applications to the Department go through the Graduate School. Check out their admissions page for more info about graduate academics at Notre Dame and the application process.