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Chemical Engineering Schools in Colorado

There are three schools in the state of Colorado offering chemical engineering programs. In 2010, 193 students graduated from programs at Colorado chemical engineering schools. 123 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 41 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

188 students graduate from chemical engineering programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from chemical engineering programs. Of those, 123 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in chemical engineering, 41 with a master's level degree, and 29 with a doctorate level degree.

Three chemical engineering schools are located in Colorado. And out of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public chemical engineering school varies from $6,985 to $13,425.

Average tuition for chemical engineering programs is $8,475. While the lowest tuition in Colorado is at Colorado State University-Fort Collins, the highest tuition for chemical engineering programs, which is $13,425 per year, is at the Colorado School of Mines.

Colorado chemical engineering schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Chemical Engineering Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

188 students graduate from chemical engineering programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from chemical engineering programs. Of those, 123 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in chemical engineering, 41 with a master's level degree, and 29 with a doctorate level degree.

Chemical Engineering Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 112
  • Bachelor 2007: 105
  • Bachelor 2008: 147
  • Bachelor 2009: 127
  • Bachelor 2010: 123
  • Master 2006: 18
  • Master 2007: 18
  • Master 2008: 17
  • Master 2009: 23
  • Master 2010: 41
  • Doctorate 2006: 19
  • Doctorate 2007: 26
  • Doctorate 2008: 20
  • Doctorate 2009: 22
  • Doctorate 2010: 29

Chemical Engineering Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of eight chemical engineering programs. Of these programs, about 37.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the doctoral level and the masters level.

Chemical Engineering Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56660
  • 25th Percentile: 72050
  • Median: 90460
  • 75th Percentile: 122390
  • 90th Percentile: 142960

Career Trends

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86670
  • Median Salary 2007: 81900
  • Median Salary 2008: 79260
  • Median Salary 2009: 89840
  • Median Salary 2010: 90460
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 640
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

Colorado vs National Chemical Engineering Employment

Colorado vs National Chemical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.915% (550)

Chemical Engineering Schools in Colorado

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1. The Colorado School of Mines

1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 273-3000

The Colorado School of Mines is located in the suburbs of Golden, Colorado. It offers three programs in chemical engineering. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in chemical engineering to students, one chemical engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in chemical engineering. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. This university is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering chemical engineering in terms of programs.

2. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is near the heart of downtown. This university offers two chemical engineering programs. Out of those, this research university offers students one chemical engineering degree at the bachelor's level and one chemical engineering degree at the doctorate level. Colorado State is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. It is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering chemical engineering in terms of programs.

3. The University of Colorado Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

The University of Colorado Boulder is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers three programs in chemical engineering. Specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in chemical engineering, one master's level degree in chemical engineering, and one chemical engineering degree at the doctorate level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. CU is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in chemical engineering.