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This is the application portal for the PhD and Master's programs at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME).

The application deadline for Fall 2024 is now closed. Submit your information to learn more about our program. The Fall 2025 application period will open in September 2024.

To protect the privacy and security of your application, you must register your email address. Once your account has been created, you may access it at any time using your registered and self-selected password.

Find the right program for you

For more information about each program, including instructions on how to apply, please select one of the degree programs below.

Once you’ve started an application, you’ll be added to our email list to receive regular updates with information about this program, upcoming Information Sessions to attend, and other helpful resources.

Degree Programs

PhD in Molecular Engineering



The PhD in Molecular Engineering program provides students with the opportunity to study with leading experts working in areas such as biotechnology, immunoengineering, advanced materials, energy storage, quantum engineering, and ensuring a clean global water supply.

Applications are closed for the 2024-2025 academic year.

PhD in Quantum Science and Engineering


The PhD in Quantum Science and Engineering program allows students to study with some of the most prominent researchers working in both fundamental and applied aspects of quantum science. The program encompasses a variety topics, including quantum computing, quantum communications, quantum sensing, and quantum materials.

Applications are closed for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Master of Engineering



The Master of Engineering (MEng) program provides a technical and professional education that prepares students to assume leadership positions in engineering innovation. Students will typically complete the program in one year (three quarters), though there is a four-quarter option for students pursuing summer internships.

Applications are closed for the 2024-2025 academic year.