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Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering

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Bachelor of Engineering


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Become one of tomorrow’s technological leaders in industrial chemical processes with a chemical engineering bachelor’s degree from Stevens.

The chemical engineering bachelor’s program educates you to become a future technological leader through in-depth training on conception, synthesis, design, testing, scale-up, operation, control and optimization of industrial chemical processes that impact our well-being.

The chemical engineering bachelor’s program provides a foundation in chemical engineering science and experimentation, the use of modern computational tools such as ASPEN software for the simulation of chemical reactors and separators, and design and research experience with a faculty member to prepare you for the chemical engineering practice. A specialized, eight-semester design sequence sets this program apart, culminating in the last three semesters with chemical engineering design projects which are both experimental and computational.

The Stevens Advantage: Hands-On Learning, Real World Experience

At Stevens, you’ll learn to think like an engineer. Our design-focused curriculum features a hands-on course every semester that will instill you with broad, foundational knowledge, the complete fundamentals of engineering, and entrepreneurial thinking. Learn more about what makes an engineering education from Stevens a unique experience:

Chemical Engineering student and faculty

  • The Design Spine: a unique, design-focused, hands-on course every semester that incorporates entrepreneurial thinking and experiential learning, culminating with Senior Design, a team capstone project working on prototypes for real business problems, potentially in collaboration with a real company

  • Innovation Expo: an exciting design and entrepreneurship competition where students showcase their senior design prototypes and pitch business ideas

  • Engineering Cooperative Education Program: nearly 30% of all engineering students participate in Stevens’ Cooperative Education Program where you get on-the-job experience working for real companies

  • State-of-the-Art Research Labs and Facilities: build, tinker and test your designs in Stevens' MakerCenter, Prototype and Object Fabrication Lab, or numerous other research facilities

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities: our research-oriented curriculum gives you in-the-lab experience while you're still an undergraduate student

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science student working with machinery. More opportunities for Stevens undergraduate students include:

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An ABET Accredited Program

The Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), https://www.abet.org.  

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

Attila with male student at Career Fair The chemical engineering bachelor’s program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success. Upon graduation, many of our graduates pursue advanced study in chemical engineering, bioengineering or biomedical engineering, medicine, law, and many other fields. Career opportunities include:

  • Process Engineer

  • Product Engineer

  • Design Engineer

  • Research Engineer

Potential hiring organizations include companies like: ExxonMobil, British Petroleum (BP), Shell, Merck, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, PepsiCo, Budweiser, L’Oreal, Proctor-Gamble, Dow, Dupont

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