Chemical Engineering Degree at University of Iowa (Iowa)

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Chemical Engineering Degree

The chemical engineering program at University of Iowa prepares students for careers in chemical production and manufacturing, mineral processing and mining, oil exploration and refining, pharmaceuticals, sustainable engineering, and more. The program focuses on applying mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes. Program courses include: kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, separation processes, and the applied analysis of chemical problems. Get more details below including other Iowa colleges that offer chemical engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Chemical Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Iowa has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

Bachelor's Degree27
Master's Degree8
Doctorate Degree6

Students by Gender (2015)


Students by Race (2015)

Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien5

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Chemical Engineering program at University of Iowa, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Architectural and Engineering Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Iowa City, IA
    • Total Employment: 50
    • Average Hourly Rate: $55.21
    • Average Annual Salary: $114840

Chemical Engineers


Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, chemical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 1.8% from 2014 to 2024

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Chemical Engineering Programs in Iowa

Chemical Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Iowa State University

Ames, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 130 students completed this program


  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College


  • Chemical Engineering (B)

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