B.S. Chemical Engineering

B.S. Chemical Engineering

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Transforming Materials into Products

Chemical engineers play a crucial role in the production of products like gasoline and fertilizer, and in this program you will study and analyze the fundamentals of industrial chemical processes that transform raw materials into useful products. The program offers opportunities to design and conduct experiments using modern lab equipment for chemical spectroscopy and separations, surface science and analysis and more. 

Fast Facts

  • Students frequently place top three in international design competitions.
  • High job placement of graduates (95%) starting at $70K/year.
  • Faculty and students frequently present at international conferences.
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gasoline Engineering
  • Energy Production
  • Biotechnology
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Materials & Properties
  • Textiles
  • Electronic Materials
  • Combustion Processes Engineering
  • Environmental Protection
Salary

$58,000
to
$155,000

Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep You may be interested in a degree in Chemical Engineering if:
  • you enjoy chemistry, mathematics, and physics.
  • you thrive on being challenged.
  • you revel in the satisfaction of solving complex problems.
Degree Roadmap Click below to download a PDF of requirements for each plan:

For the latest information on all available Chemical Engineering courses, view our Course Catalog.
Financial
Financial
Scholarships The College of Engineering provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $820,000. For information on specific scholarships, feel free to meet with a a representative from the College of Engineering's Student Services team.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning Undergraduate hands-on learning and research opportunities in the laboratory, field, and classroom are plentiful. U-Idaho’s engineering senior capstone design program is ranked one of the best in the nation by the National Academy of Engineers. Students get opportunities to solve real-world engineering problems sponsored by industry partners, as well as to showcase their work in the annual Engineering Design EXPO.