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Chemical Engineering Schools in Illinois

There are four schools in the state of Illinois offering chemical engineering programs. 263 students graduated from programs at Illinois chemical engineering schools in 2010. 163 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 50 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 245 students graduate from programs in Illinois in chemical engineering every year. This accounts for 3% of chemical engineering students who US schools graduate. Of those, 163 students graduated with a bachelor's level chemical engineering degree, 50 with a degree at the master's level, and 50 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Four chemical engineering schools are located in Illinois. Of these, two schools are private, while two schools are public. Private chemical engineering school tuition varies from $32,442 to $40,223, while tuition at a public chemical engineering school varies from $12,053 to $13,096.

Average tuition for programs in chemical engineering is $23,959. While the highest tuition for programs in chemical engineering, which is $40,223 per year, is at Northwestern University, the lowest tuition in this Great Lakes state, which is $12,053 per year, is at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Chemical engineering schools in Illinois offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Chemical Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 245 students graduate from programs in Illinois in chemical engineering every year. This accounts for 3% of chemical engineering students who US schools graduate. Of those, 163 students graduated with a bachelor's level chemical engineering degree, 50 with a degree at the master's level, and 50 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Chemical Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 107
  • Bachelor 2007: 142
  • Bachelor 2008: 134
  • Bachelor 2009: 137
  • Bachelor 2010: 163
  • Master 2006: 60
  • Master 2007: 60
  • Master 2008: 43
  • Master 2009: 48
  • Master 2010: 50
  • Doctorate 2006: 39
  • Doctorate 2007: 36
  • Doctorate 2008: 50
  • Doctorate 2009: 48
  • Doctorate 2010: 50

Chemical Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in this state offer a total of 12 programs in chemical engineering. Of these programs, around 33% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Chemical Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62130
  • 25th Percentile: 69760
  • Median: 80630
  • 75th Percentile: 97670
  • 90th Percentile: 120070

Career Trends

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74180
  • Median Salary 2007: 75420
  • Median Salary 2008: 79160
  • Median Salary 2009: 80140
  • Median Salary 2010: 80630
  • Total Employed 2006: 900
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 1040
  • Total Employed 2009: 990
  • Total Employed 2010: 1290

Illinois vs National Chemical Engineering Employment

Illinois vs National Chemical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.492% (1290)

Chemical Engineering Schools in Illinois

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1. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is near the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in chemical engineering. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level chemical engineering degree by UIUC, one chemical engineering degree at the master's level, and one chemical engineering degree at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Illinois.

2. The Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-3000

The Illinois Institute of Technology offers three chemical engineering programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level chemical engineering degree by it, one degree at the master's level in chemical engineering, and one chemical engineering degree at the doctorate level. This research university, which is near the center of the city, is in Chicago, IL. Illinois Tech is one of 10 research universities in Illinois. This university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemical engineering.

3. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three chemical engineering programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in chemical engineering by this university, one master's level chemical engineering degree, and one doctorate level degree in chemical engineering. This university is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. UIC is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering chemical engineering in terms of programs.

4. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Evanston, IL. Northwestern offers three programs in chemical engineering. More specifically, this university offers students one bachelor's level degree in chemical engineering, one chemical engineering degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in chemical engineering. Overall, 20,481 students pursue degrees in 315 programs at Northwestern. It is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in chemical engineering.