Chemical Engineering in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Chemical Engineering Programs in Connecticut


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Connecticut graduates receive degrees in chemical engineering. That means an estimated 54 chemical engineers graduate from Connecticut's 3 chemical engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a chemical engineering program is Yale University. Yale University, which was ranked 2nd in the country in 2010, is located in New Haven. In 2010, Yale University graduated 15 students from its chemical engineering program. Yale University charged in-state students $38,300 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a chemical engineering program is University of Connecticut. University of Connecticut, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Storrs Mansfield. 36 students graduated with degree in chemical engineering from University of Connecticut in 2010. Students at University of Connecticut paid $10,416 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a chemical engineering program is University of New Haven. University of New Haven, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in West Haven. In 2010, University of New Haven graduated 3 students from its chemical engineering programs. University of New Haven charged in-state students $30,750 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Chemical engineering schools in Connecticut, charge students an average tuition of $26,489 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $38,300 per year, or as little as $10,416 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut chemical engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year
  2. University of New Haven - located in West Haven, students are charged $30,750 per year
  3. University of Connecticut - located in Storrs Mansfield, students are charged $10,416 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Connecticut chemical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Connecticut - located in Storrs Mansfield, students are charged $10,416 per year
  2. University of New Haven - located in West Haven, students are charged $30,750 per year
  3. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year

A chemical engineering degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from chemical engineering school in Connecticut go on to work as a chemical engineer. If you decide to work as a chemical engineer in Connecticut, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 180 Connecticut chemical engineers as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut chemical engineers:

  1. Fairfield County - 80 chemical engineers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 140 chemical engineers will be working in Connecticut state. This would require the number of chemical engineers to shrink by -6%.

Salary

A chemical engineer in Connecticut makes an average of $87,720 per year. However, Connecticut chemical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $59,120 per year to more than $130,490 per year in 2010. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for chemical engineers:

  1. Fairfield County - $90,490 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in chemical engineering in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physics or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering in Connecticut
  • Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering in Connecticut
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemical Engineering in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,316 miles from location University of Connecticut Storrs Mansfield CT 81.1342 29% 25,029
5,344 miles from location Yale University New Haven CT 98.1624 68% 11,593
5,345 miles from location University of New Haven West Haven CT 58.8755 34% 5,770
 

Curious what studying Chemical Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Engineers, All Other + 1,820 $86,840 75.0%
2
Chemists + 1,360 $70,290 18.3%
3
Chemical Technicians + 590 $45,310 7.3%
4
Chemical Engineers + 180 $87,720 -30.8%
 

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