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 (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree25
Master's Degree5
Doctorate Degree7

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male29
Female8

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black1
Hispanic1
White28
Unknown1

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

Salary & Wages

  • Iowa City, IA
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $55.33
    • Average Annual Salary: $115,090

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Iowa State University

Ames, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B)

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