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Chemical Engineering Degree at University of Iowa (UI)

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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree39
    Master's Degree14
    Doctorate Degree3

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male34
    Female22

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian5
    Black3
    Hispanic2
    White37

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:

Engineering Managers

  • Description:

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

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.6% from 2010 to 2020

Chemical Engineers

  • Description:

    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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, chemical engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2010 to 2020

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Iowa State University

Ames, IA
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)