Top Chemical Engineering All Programs - 2020

Students studying Chemical Engineering can advance up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 65% percent of men and 35% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Out of all the states in the US, California is where degrees in Chemical Engineering are most commonly granted. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering is $69,800.

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Gender

Total Students
14,445
Total Males
9,424
Total Females
5,021

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    11,495

  • Total Masters degree

    1,876

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    993

  • Total Associates degree

    40

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    30

  • Total Post masters certificate

    10

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    1

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See where Chemical Engineering is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Chemical Engineering degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Chemical Engineering

The best ranked schools for Chemical Engineering majors include Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, the University of Notre Dame and Princeton University with 287 students receiving degrees in Chemical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Chemical Engineering Majors

Majoring in Chemical Engineering, your experience can be applied to different careers. Chemical Engineering majors go on to pursue jobs including Architectural and Engineering Managers and Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Chemical Engineering majors include Architectural and Engineering Managers, Chemical Engineers and Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Chemical Engineering

  1. Architectural and Engineering Managers   (Median Wage: $140,760)
  2. Chemical Engineers   (Median Wage: $104,910)
  3. Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $101,720)
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