Chemical Engineering Degree at San Jose State University

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Chemical Engineering Degree

The chemical engineering program at San Jose State University 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 California 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. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree25
Master's Degree11

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male28
Female8

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian14
Black1
Hispanic3
White12
Non Resident Alien2
Unknown4

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 San Jose State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Description

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

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 7
    • Average Hourly Rate: $90.20
    • Average Annual Salary: $187610

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 & Projections ()

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

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 190
    • Average Hourly Rate: $53.35
    • Average Annual Salary: $110970

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 California

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,...)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 100 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

University of California - Davis

Davis, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (B,M,D)

University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Pomona, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B)

California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B)

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Chemical Engineering (B,M,D)

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