M.S in Food Process Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Illinois, USA
M.S in Food Process Engineering
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science in Food Process Engineering prepares students in all aspects relating to food processing, including the engineering principles of food, food process design, food biotechnology, and statistical quality process control
  • Graduates can accept research positions within the food processing industry or continue their studies in the pursuit of a Ph.D. in a food-related discipline
  • A unique collaborative research program between Illinois Tech and the United States Food and Drug Administration—located at Illinois Tech’s Moffett Campus—provides our master of science students with the opportunity for focused research interaction with FDA scientists
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2160873 INR
Hostel & Meals1065642 INR
Insurance123556 INR
Transportation168452 INR
Activity Fee18310 INR
Student Service Fee65184 INR
New Student Fee21972 INR
Books and Supplies65916 INR
Personal/Miscellaneous249016 INR
Total1778048 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must have a four-year bachelor's degree in chemistry; biology; food science; or chemical, agricultural, food, or environmental engineering, or a related field, with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5
  • With a minimum section score of 6.5

PTE: 63
  • With a minimum section score of 53

GRE: 292
  • 292 (quantitative + verbal) and 2.5 (analytical writing) 

Additional info
  • During the admission process, Illinois Tech waives TOEFL or IELTS requirements if the applicants:
    • first or native language is English
    • have received a degree from an English-speaking institution and have attended that school for at least two years
    • school’s official medium of instruction is in English, per transcripts
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