Program Admissions

The undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering offers Fall admission to Freshman students interested in obtaining a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering.  All interested students must:

  1. Apply to UTSA
  2. Meet the  College of Engineering admission requirements, and
  3. Have credit for MAT 1214 Calculus I OR have completed all necessary prerequisites to enroll in MAT 1214 Calculus I (through a mathematics placement test taken during orientation, or credit for MAT 1093 Pre-calculus or an equivalent), and
  4. Have credit for CHE 1103 General Chemistry I OR have completed all necessary prerequisites to enroll in CHE 1103 General Chemistry I (through a Chemistry Placement Examination taken during orientation, or a grade or “C-“ or better in CHE 1073 Basic Chemistry or an equivalent).

In addition, freshman students considering Fall admission to the Chemical Engineering program must also submit the following supplemental documents by April 21:

  1.   2 letters of recommendation (no immediate family members);
  2.   A one page statement on the student’s interests and professional career goals, and how the Chemical Engineering program will  help achieve them;
  3.   High school transcript and/or college transcripts (copies will suffice); and
  4.   Declaration of Intent to be Considered as a Freshman Chemical Engineering Major

All supplemental documents are to be addressed to:

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Biomedical Engineering Department
Chemical Engineering Program
One UTSA Circle AET 1.102
San Antonio, TX 78249