Biochemical Engineering

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#1 Best College for Biochemical Engineering in the U.S.

University of Georgia
Athens, GA

the University of Georgia is known for being a highly selective school.

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#2 Best College for Biochemical Engineering in the U.S.

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

the University of Colorado Boulder is a somewhat selective school.

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About Biochemical Engineering

Biochemical Engineering programs prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the study of biochemical processes in living organisms, properties of biological materials, and processes using biochemical agents such as cells, enzymes, and antibodies. Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, bioprocesses, and chemical engineering.

Colorado grants the most Bachelors degrees in Biochemical Engineering of all US states with 64 degrees being granted last year. Students interested in Biochemical Engineering can expect about 52% percent of their classmates to be women and 48% percent of their classmates to be male. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Biochemical Engineering is $64,763.

Popularity of Biochemical Engineering Degrees in the U.S.
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Some top careers related to Biochemical Engineering, include Engineers, All Other and Chemical Engineers, both of which have many employment opportunities. Though there are jobs that pay more, such as Chemical Engineers. the most in-demand position for Biochemical Engineering majors is Architectural and Engineering Managers.

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Female Students
44 (52%)
Male Students
40 (47%)

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