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2014 Undergraduate Enrollment

Of the 226 undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Chemical Engineering in fall 2014...

2014 Graduate Enrollment

Of the 57 graduate students enrolled in the Department of Chemical Engineering in fall 2014...

Enrollment trends

The number of students enrolled and graduated from the Chemical Engineering program in recent years can be found here.

Return on Investment 

Chemical engineering students have the highest entry-level salaries of all major disciplines and, according to a 2014 report from the Hamilton Project, students with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering will typically earn slightly over $2 million during their working life.

Prestigious Faculty

Professor Ching Tang, who has been with the department since 2006, was the recipient of the 2011 Wolf Prize in chemistry and is the father of the multibillion dollar OLED display industry.