Chemical Engg
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Top Choices University Name City State Acceptance rate Avg UGPA Avg GRE Duration (Months) Annual Tuition Starting Salary Website
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston MA 15.8% 3.8 165 21 $ 43210 $ 81000 www.web.mit.edu/cheme
2 Stanford University Stanford CA 19.2% 3.5 166 21 $ 45480 $ 52000 www.cheme.stanford.edu
3 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison WI 14.6% 3.5 164 21 $ 25188 $ 62000 www.engr.wisc.edu/che
4 University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 18.2% 3.6 164 21 $ 17506 $ 72100 www.che.utexas.edu
5 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA 27.7% 3.5 164 21 $ 29702 $ 70000 www.che.gatech.edu
6 Princeton University Princeton NJ 10.1% 3.6 165 21 $ 42070 $ 61000 www.princeton.edu/che
7 University of California- Santa Barbara Santa Barbara CA 15.2% 3.8 165 21 $ 28093 $ 68000 www.chemengr.ucsb.edu
8 University of Delaware Newark DE 29.7% 3.5 161 21 $ 29246 $ 81500 www.che.udel.edu
9 University of Michigan Ann Arbor MI 23.4% 3.5 165 21 $ 22322 $ 71000 www.engin.umich.edu/che
10 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 28% 3.5 165 21 $ 39727 $ 60000 www.cmu.edu/cheme
11 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana Champaign IL 27.8% 3.8 165 21 $ 16754 $ 67000 www.chbe.illinois.edu
12 Cornell University Ithaca NY 30.1% 3.5 165 21 $ 45130 $ 72400 www.cheme.cornell.edu
13 Northwestern University Evanston IL 24.9% 3.5 164 21 $ 45120 $ 63500 www.chem-biol-eng.northwestern.edu
14 Purdue University West Lafayette IN 27.5% 3.5 163 21 $ 29888 $ 66000 www.engineering.purdue.edu/ChE
15 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder CO 33.9% 3.5 161 21 $ 28200 $ 60000 www.colorado.edu/che
16 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 23.7% 3.5 165 21 $ 28768 $ 57500 www.seas.upenn.edu/cbe
17 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 28.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 45470 $ 62800 www.engineering.jhu.edu/chembe
18 North Carolina State University Raleigh NC 16.8% 3.5 163 21 $ 36000 $ 65000 www.che.ncsu.edu
19 Pennsylvania State University University Park PA 21.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 32416 $ 67300 www.che.psu.edu
20 Rice University Houston TX 18.8% 3.5 163 21 $ 38260 $ 73300 www.chbe.rice.edu
21 University of Washington Seattle WA 22.8% 3 164 21 $ 28686 $ 65000 www.cheme.washington.edu
22 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles CA 29.1% 3.5 164 21 $ 31000 $ 62300 www.chemeng.ucla.edu
23 Columbia University New York City NY 12.5% 3.5 165 21 $ 41425 $ 86700 www.cheme.columbia.edu
24 The Ohio State University Columbus OH 16.7% 3.5 163 21 $ 30599 $ 65000 www.cbe.osu.edu
25 Texas A&M University College Station TX 28.9% 3.5 160 21 $ 12778 $ 77000 www.engineering.tamu.edu/chemical
26 University of Florida Gainsville FL 29.8% 3.5 162 21 $ 30035 $ 65300 www.che.ufl.edu
27 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy NY 23.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 45100 $ 64100 www.cbe.rpi.edu
28 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame IN 18.4% 3.5 163 21 $ 44445 $ 72100 www.cbe.nd.edu
29 University of California- Davis Davis CA 24.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 28211 $ 64500 www.chms.engineering.ucdavis.edu
30 Iowa State University Ames IA 18% 3.4 160 21 $ 22250 N/A www.cbe.iastate.edu
31 University of Houston Houston TX - 3.5 161 21 $ 15984 $ 84700 www.chee.uh.edu
32 University of Maryland, College Park College Park MD 23.6% 3.5 163 21 $ 26165 $ 67000 www.ench.umd.edu
33 Lehigh University Bethlehem PA 19.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 23400 $ 65100 www.lehigh.edu/~incheme
34 SUNY Buffalo Buffalo NY 31.7% 3.5 167 21 $ 30599 $ 65000 www.cbe.buffalo.edu
35 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst MA 25.5% 3.8 162 21 $ 28035 $ 62800 www.che.umass.edu
36 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA 30.8% 3.5 164 21 $ 38268 $ 70200 www.engineeringx.pitt.edu/chemical
37 University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 32.1% 3.5 163 21 $ 29448 $ 67200 www.chems.usc.edu/academics/undergraduate.../chemical-engineering.htm
38 University of Virginia Charlottesville VA 22.4% 3.5 162 21 $ 24778 $ 67500 www.che.virginia.edu
39 Vanderbilt University Nashville TN 14.7% 3.5 163 21 $ 31446 $ 61000 engineering.vanderbilt.edu/chbe
40 Washington University in St. Louis St Louis MO 32.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 44100 $ 63500 www.eece.wustl.edu
41 Michigan State University East Lansing MI 11.4% 3.5 158 21 $ 11212 $ 62000 www.chems.msu.edu
42 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick NJ 22.2% 3.5 163 21 $ 27667 $ 66200 www.cbe.rutgers.edu
43 Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA 20.1% 3.5 162 21 $ 24588 $ 67000 www.che.vt.edu
44 Arizona State University Tempe AZ 55.6% 3.5 162 21 $ 26604 $ 65000 www.semte.engineering.asu.edu/chemical-engineering
45 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH 20.6% 3.4 165 21 $ 41137 $ 60000 engineering.case.edu/eche
46 Yale University New Haven CT 11.7% 3.5 164 21 $ 36500 $ 83000 www.seas.yale.edu/departments-chemical.php
47 Colorado School of Mines Golden CO 38.3% 3.5 159 21 $ 32415 $ 73100 www.chemeng.mines.edu
48 Drexel University Philadelphia PA 31.9% 3.3 160 21 $ 30135 $ 64000 drexel.edu/cbe
49 Northeastern University Boston MA 39.5% 3.3 162 21 $ 31560 $ 66000 www.che.neu.edu
50 University of California, Irvine Irvine CA 20.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 15553 $ 73000 www.engineering.uci.edu/dept/chems
51 University of California- San Diego San Diego CA 23.3% 3.5 164 21 $ 27881 $ 69500 www.nanoengineering.ucsd.edu
52 Auburn University Auburn AL 49.5% 3.4 161 21 $ 26382 $ 70000 www.eng.auburn.edu/chen
53 Tufts University Medford MA 41.5% 3.4 161 21 $ 30072 $ 58000 engineering.tufts.edu/chbe
54 Tulane University New Orleans LA 30.2% - 160 21 $ 47658 $ 73000 www2.tulane.edu/sse/cbe
55 University of California, Riverside Riverside CA 21.4% 3.5 161 21 $ 15102 $ 70400 www.cee.ucr.edu
56 University of Connecticut- Storrs Storrs CT 50% 3.5 163 21 $ 36000 $ 55000 www.cbe.engr.uconn.edu
57 University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 23.5% 3.5 160 21 $ 28686 $ 65000 www.che.utah.edu
58 Clemson University Clemson SC 35.8% 3.5 156 21 $ 20552 $ 68000 www.clemson.edu/cecas/departments/chbe
59 CUNY Graduate School and University Center New York City NY 42.4% - 160 21 $ 13199 $ 52500 www.ccny.cuny.edu/chemeng
60 University of Arizona Tucson AZ 42.9% 3.5 163 21 $ 27893 $ 61000 www.chee.arizona.edu
61 University of Iowa Iowa City IA 22% 3.5 161 21 $ 26318 $ 68000 www.engineering.uiowa.edu/cbe
62 University of Oklahoma Norman OK 37.4% 3.5 160 21 $ 15104 $ 67300 www.che.okstate.edu
63 University of South Carolina Columbia SC 65.2% 3.5 163 21 $ 22112 $ 56000 www.che.sc.edu
64 Brigham Young University Provo UT 65.6% 3.5 161 21 $ 6130 $ 72000 chemicalengineering.byu.edu
65 Clarkson University Potsdam NY 67.8% - 159 21 $ 32366 $ 65000 www.clarkson.edu/chemeng
66 Colorado State University- Fort Collins Fort Collins CO 43.3% 3.4 159 21 $ 23374 $ 60600 cbe.colostate.edu
67 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL 60.8% 3.7 160 21 $ 23812 $ 56500 engineering.iit.edu/chbe
68 New York University (NYU) New York City NY 50.5% 3.5 161 21 $ 26130 $ 56000 www.engineering.nyu.edu/academics/departments/biomolecular
69 University of Rochester Rochester NY 34.1% - 164 21 $ 33456 $ 70000 www.che.rochester.edu
70 The University of Tennessee Knoxville TN 26.1% 3.8 160 21 $ 30354 $ 64500 www.engr.utk.edu/cbe
71 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge LA 41.8% 3.8 164 21 $ 26604 $ 65000 www.che.lsu.edu
72 Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 39.9% 3.4 162 21 $ 15507 $ 67000 www.mtu.edu/chemical
73 Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla MO 59.2% - 157 21 $ 7718 $ 66000 chemeng.mst.edu
74 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark NJ 69% 3.1 157 21 $ 19780 $ 60000 chemicaleng.njit.edu
75 Oklahoma State University Stillwater OK 100% - 160 21 $ 14922 $ 71800 che.okstate.edu
76 Oregon State University Corvallis OR 24.5% 3.6 160 21 $ 22623 $ 62400 cbee.oregonstate.edu
77 SUNY Stonybrook Stonybrook NY 57.8% 3.5 163 21 $ 45100 $ 64100 www.stonybrook.edu/cme
78 Syracuse University Syracuse NY 52.3% 3.5 165 21 $ 29448 $ 67200 www.eng-cs.syr.edu
79 University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) Chicago IL 20.2% 3.5 160 21 $ 14465 $ 57500 www.che.uic.edu
80 University of Kansas Lawrence KS 88.4% 3.5 160 21 $ 26789 $ 53426 www.cpe.engr.ku.edu
81 University of Kentucky Lexington KY 68.6% 3.5 162 21 $ 23453 $ 59435 www.engr.uky.edu/cme
82 University of Maryland Baltimore County Baltimore MD 54.7% - 166 21 $ 17946 $ 66000 cbee.umbc.edu
83 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 62.6% 3.6 156 21 $ 5433 $ 71500 cbe.unm.edu
84 Washington State University Pullman WA 19% 3.5 157 21 $ 26058 $ 58880 www.voiland.wsu.edu
85 Brown University Providence RI 17.7% 3.5 164 21 $ 45612 $ 54000 www.brown.edu/academics/engineering/chemical-and-biochemical-engineering-research
86 Dartmouth College Hanover NH 10.5% 3.5 160 21 $ 23400 $ 65100 www.engineering.dartmouth.edu/research/disciplines/chemical-biochemical
87 Kansas State University Manhattan KS 37.6% 3.4 159 21 $ 20653 $ 63000 www.che.ksu.edu
88 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken NJ 38% - 161 21 $ 30200 $ 78200 www.stevens.edu/schaefer-school-engineering-science/departments/chemical-engineering-materials-science
89 Texas Tech University Austin TX 34.4% 3.5 160 21 $ 17213 $ 58880 www.depts.ttu.edu/che
90 University of Arkansas- Fayetteville Fayetteville AR 58% 3.5 165 21 $ 38268 $ 60000 www.chemical-engineering.uark.edu
91 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati OH 60.3% 3.5 165 21 $ 28200 $ 60000 www.ceas.uc.edu
92 Wayne State University Detroit MI 77.7% 3.5 160 21 $ 23455 $ 57800 www.engineering.wayne.edu/che
93 West Virginia University Morgantown WV 38.6% - 160 21 $ 8252 $ 65000 cbe.statler.wvu.edu
94 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA 44.7% 3.3 163 21 $ 23058 $ 64300 www.wpi.edu/academics/che.html
95 University of Miami Coral Gables FL 37.8% 3.5 160 21 $ 26165 $ 67000 www.miamioh.edu/cec/academics/departments/cpb
96 Cleveland State University Cleveland OH 67.1% 3.6 163 21 $ 30035 $ 55300 www.csuohio.edu/engineering/chemical/chemical-and-biomedical-engineering
97 University of Oregon Eugene OR 75% 3.5 162 21 $ 27893 $ 54000 www.cbee.oregonstate.edu/chemical-engineering
98 St. Louis University St Louis MO 60.3% 3.5 160 21 $ 23456 $ 61234 www.slu.edu/madrid
99 Florida International University Miami FL 46.7% 3.5 160 21 $ 27893 $ 53435 www.engr.uky.edu/cme
100 University of Denver Denver CO 76.5% 3.5 162 21 $ 28035 $ 61232 www.colorado.edu/engineering/academics/degree/chemical-engineering
101 University of Mississippi University MS 81% 3.5 156 21 $ 28686 $ 56700 www.engineering.olemiss.edu/chemical
102 Temple University Philadelphia PA 61.7% 3.5 160 21 $ 25676 $ 63561 www.engineering.temple.edu/departments-programs
103 University of New Hampshire Durham NH 59.8% 3.5 158 21 $ 23415 $ 55908 www.ceps.unh.edu/chemical-engineering
104 University of Rhode Island Kingston RI 63.7% 3.5 156 21 $ 22112 $ 56000 www.egr.uri.edu/che
105 University of Wyoming Laramie WY 59.8% 3.5 156 21 $ 26300 $ 55000 www.uwyo.edu/chemica
106 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY 57.3% 3.5 164 21 $ 24588 $ 67000 www.rit.edu/chemica
107 University of Texas Dallas Dallas TX 61.4% 3.5 160 21 $ 45612 $ 54000 www.che.utexas.edu
108 University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 61.4% 3.2 156 21 $ 14753 $ 55908 www.uta.edu
109 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 51% 3.5 160 21 $ 15984 $ 45876 www.che.eng.ua.edu
110 University of Missouri Columbia MO 78.6% 3.5 164 21 $ 44100 $ 63500 www.engineering.missouri.edu/chemical
111 Georgetown University Washington DC DC 16.4% 3.5 167 21 $ 27667 $ 66200 www.chemistry.georgetown.edu/Hahm
112 Indiana University Indianapolis IN 50.7% 3.5 167 21 $ 24465 $ 57500 www.chem.indiana.edu
113 University of North Carolina- Charlotte Charlotte NC 64.1% 3.5 163 21 $ 26165 $ 61000 www.che.ncsu.edu
114 Texas Christian University Fortworth TX 48.5% 3.5 160 21 $ 15104 $ 55320 www.engineering.tcu.edu
115 University of Nevada Reno NV 44.1% 3.5 160 21 $ 27645 $ 55700 www.unr.edu/cme
116 University of North Carolina Chapel hill NC 30% 3.5 164 21 $ 21345 $ 56732 www.university-of-north-carolina-at-chapel-hill
117 University of Pennsylvania York York PA 56.3% 3.5 160 21 $ 27881 $ 56986 www.cbe.seas.upenn.edu
118 University of Massachesetts Dartmouth College North Dart mouth MA 58.3% 3.5 163 21 $ 44445 $ 68970 www.che.umass.edu

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